Obituary of Fred McGregor
At Clinton Public Hospital, on Saturday December 21, 2019 Mr. Frederick “Fred” McGregor of Brucefield in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Dorothy Mae (Dodds) McGregor for 68 years. Dear father of Larry (Karen) McGregor of Zurich, and Glenn (Hope) McGregor of Bluewater Township. Cherished grandfather to 14 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. Also survived by brother in law Don (Maja) Dodds and family. Predeceased by his parents Gregor and Elizabeth McGregor, daughter Karen (Gordon) Yeo of Goderich Township, and by his half sister Susan (Richard) Hogan. Fred obtained his private pilots licence, was a multifaceted tradesman with exceptional mechanical skills, and an electrician for 67 years. He found employment at Lobb and McGregor Farm Equipment, Boyce Transport, Canada Packers, Ross Scott Fuels, Bell Industries, and Woodstock and Petrolia Hospitals. Founding F. McGregor Electrical and Mechanical Contracting he helped build schools, water treatment plant throughout Ontario. He also bid on jobs in Africa, South America, and the Caribbean. He was a proud member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows for 68 years holding the office of Grand Patriarch in 2009/10. He also served his community through his membership of the Brucefield United Church and Brucefield Community United Church. He was most happy when he was fixing things and designing and building. He gave back the skills he was given. An example being assisting to rebuild the Mississippi flooded town of Keithsburg, Illinois in 1994. Friends will be received at the Brucefield Community United Church, 10 London Rd., Brucefield on Friday December 27, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Interment of ashes at Bairds Cemetery at a later date. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations to the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation or Brucefield Community United Church would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Falconer Funeral Homes – Clinton. Messages of Condolence for the McGregor Family are welcome at www.falconerfuneralhomes.com
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Fred
McGregor 1930 2019..
Death notice for the town of: Clinton, Province: Ontario