It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Emery Southern on Thursday, December 23rd, 2021, in his 89th year. Emery Southern, beloved husband of the late Helen (nee Thomas) of Cannington. Dear father of Judy Lloyd (Peter), Shelley Southern, Don Southern (Barb) and Scott Southern. Proud grandpa of Michelle (Brent), Nicole (Dave), Ryan, Katelyn (James), and Kalvin (Sarah) and great grandpa of Madison, Nolan, Ari, Dylan, Amelia and Eloise. Son of the late Richard and Olive Southern. Emery is survived by his sister Mary and her husband Glen Currie and by his sister-in-law Hildred. Predeceased by his siblings Jean and her husband Stan Warvill, Wes, Harry and his wife Norma. Emery will be lovingly remembered by his extended family and friends.
A special thank you to the caring staff at Caressant Care on McLaughlin Road in Lindsay and to the wonderful staff at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay.
Emery was a life long farmer and owned his own construction company. In his last years he still enjoyed being on his farm especially being outside working the land. He enjoyed long Sunday drives and had an appreciation for a good butter tart.
A Private Family Service will be held in the spring at Bethel Cemetery, in Greenbank. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation through the Thorne Funeral Home, 109 Laidlaw Street South in Cannington (705-432-2672). Memories, photos and condolences may be shared at www.thornefuneralhome.ca.