James Robert Sylvester, 75, departed this life on Saturday, July 16, 2016.
He was born on Sept. 17, 1940 and raised in Sarnia Ontario, Canada, the son of the late Alfonso and Verna Caughlin Sylvester.
He was united in marriage to Shelvia Dizney Sylvester and lived in London.
He is also survived by two children, James Robert Sylvester Jr. and wife Wanda and Cathy Sylvester; also a sister, Mary McLean all of Sarnia Ontario, Canada, plus a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
He was formerly employed as a diesel mechanic. After he retired he traveled around the country picking and singing Bluegrass music.
Memorial donations may be made to the American or Canadian Cancer Society.
Bowling Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Published on July 19, 2016