William “Jack” Dudman of Forest, Ontario passed unexpectedly at his residence on Tuesday, November 14th, 2023 at the age of 88.
Loving father of Beverly (David) Courtney, Nancy Saul (Darrell), Dave (Debbie) Dudman and Bob (Janet) Dudman. Cherished “Popa” of Carolyn, Ashley (Mark), Kristy (Tariq), Kenny, Jacky (Dave), Billy (Jacinda), Brooke (Forrest), Mitchell (Phalen), Chad (Amanda) and Emilie (Colin) and great “Popa” of Marley, Kash, Lyla, Ana, Isaac, Payton, Case, Miller, Griffin, Colton and Sterling.
Jack is survived by his siblings; Jim, Fern, Tom, Pat and Glen. He will be sadly missed by Doris McChesney. Jack is loved and missed by many nieces and nephews in the west.
He is predeceased by brother Barry and his parents, Ted and Dorothy Dudman.
Jack started his life in Virden, Manitoba. He enlisted in the Canadian forces served during peace times. This took him to the Forest area where he raised his family and served his community in the operations of Dudman Fuels from 1960 until retirement in 2005.
Friends are welcome to join the family for a visitation in Jack’s honour on Monday, November 20th, 2023 at the Forest Legion from 11 to 12 pm where a Celebration of Life will take place at 12 pm, with a luncheon to follow. Interment will take place at Hillsboro cemetery, Lambton Shores.
If desired, memorial contributions to the Forest Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion to help veterans or Rotary International would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy.