John Conklin

Obituary of John William Conklin

Conklin, John William entered into rest in his 79th year on Sunday, December 31st, 2023. Son of the late James and Hilda Conklin. Brother of Gordon (Dorothy) and the late Roy Conklin.

Loving father of Shawna (Chris), Shellee (Steve), John William (Crystal), Christina (Shane), Chelsea, and Cody.

Loving grandfather of Brandon, Christopher (Sierra), Jason, Joey, Jordan and Patrick. Great-grandfather of Maeve and Freya.

Survived by nephews Ian, James, and Dwayne and nieces Donna (Paul), Brenda (Ralph), and Cindy (Richard).

John was a lifelong resident of Roebuck, Ontario which he fondly referred to as “God’s Country” where he enjoyed his passion of dairy farming and working the land. Retired employee of DuPont Canada.

At John’s request, there will be no visitation. A Celebration of Life will be held at Victoria United Church, Maynard on Tuesday, January 9th, 2024 at 11am. Interemnt will follow at Maynard Cemetery, County Road #26, Maynard, Ontario.  

For those wishing, in lieu of flowers, donations to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Barclay Funeral Home Ltd. at 137 Pearl Street East, Brockville, Ontario K6V 1R2. Phone: 613-342-2792.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Kemptville District Hospital for their care and support.

"God Made A Farmer" Genesis 2:8 & 15 “… God planted a garden….and there He put the man whom He had formed. … and God put him in the garden to work it and keep it.”


Celebration of Life Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Victoria United Church
3540 County Rd 26
Maynard, Ontario, Canada
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