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Jim Young

1962 ~ 2022 (age 60) 60 Years Old


James B. (“Jim”, “Gyraffe”) Young

After a seven year battle with cancer, Jim passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie on Friday, November 4, 2022 with his wife Judi by his side at the age of 60. Dear brother to Robert. Predeceased by his parents Gordon and Loretta, and sister Carolyn. Jim, aka Gyraffe, will be forever loved and remembered by his many friends and colleagues who were like family. No funeral service will take place. A visitation to share stories and memories of Jim will be held at LEGACY FUNERAL HOME 55 Cedar Point Drive, Barrie (705-728-8282) on Thursday, November 10, 2022 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Please give yourself extra travel time as construction continues on Hwy 400 and Dunlop Street (exit 96B from Toronto). Memorial donations to Jim’s favourite animal rescue, Doberman Rescue Ontario (, or Hospice Simcoe ( would be appreciated. 

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November 10, 2022

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Legacy Funeral Home
600-55 Cedar Pointe Drive
Barrie, Ontario L4N 5R7


Hospice Simcoe
338 Penetanguishene Road, Barrie ON L4M 7C2

Doberman Rescue Ontario
Tottenham ON L0G 1W0


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