Joe Hart Obituary, Death – In Loving Memory of John David Brodie, Jr. (Jay) The community of Snow Creek in Chatham Kent is in mourning over the passing of John David Brodie, Jr. (Jay), who passed away on March 30, 2019, at the age of 55. John was known and loved by many in this world. The life that Jay lived was a testimony to the profound love that he had for his family and the natural world around him, as well as to the elegance that may be found in simplicity. Jay is survived by his devoted sibling, Robert (Melissa), as well as his doting parents, John D. Brodie, Sr. and Nancy Grindstaff Brodie.
Jay will be deeply missed by his family. He was Mackenzie and Seth’s proud uncle, and his presence in their life brought them much happiness and fun. The welcoming presence that Jay exuded extended to the many other members of his family and friends who had the good fortune to know him. Jay was a man who enjoyed being outside and discovered that the natural environment provided him with both comfort and calm. His enthusiasm for hunting was a hobby that helped him feel more connected to the natural world and gave him the opportunity to appreciate the splendor of the big outdoors. On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at three o’clock in the afternoon, funeral services to celebrate Jay’s life were conducted at Flora Funeral Chapel, where friends and family gathered to pay their respects to Jay.
Following the conclusion of the event, Jay was laid to rest at the Grindstaff Family Cemetery, which is now a location that cherishes his memory. On the day of the funeral ceremony, the family welcomed friends and loved ones to Flora Funeral ceremony beginning at 2:00 p.m. The family also welcomed friends and loved ones to their house at other times, which is owned by Robert and Melissa Brodie. As we reflect on the life of John David Brodie, Jr. (Jay), we are reminded of his strong connection to family, his passion for the outdoors, and the purity that comes from a life that has been lived to the fullest. Even though he is not physically here among us any longer, his spirit will always remain in the hearts and minds of those who had the honor of getting to know him. May God grant him eternal rest and peace.