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Vincent, Warren Wesley (Died)
appeared in Woodstock Sentinel, 4 May 2022
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Passed away peacefully at his home in Ayr, Ontario with family by his side on Sunday, May 1, 2022. He lived his lifetime in Ayr and at 98 years of age, still resided alone at his condo home. Family events, activities and Facebook chats were a joy to him, especially with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was an avid card player, well-respected businessman, philanthropist, sports and community supporter.

Beloved husband of Laura Vincent (nee Hamilton) (2012) and loved father of: Douglas (Grace) in Woodstock, Darlene in Toronto, Joyce (David) in Blenheim, Joan (Cliff) in Cambridge and David (Teri) in Ayr. Grandpa to: Tracey, Rob, Tom (2010) Suzi, Mike, Randy, Laurie, Ashley and Christina. Also, "GGV" and proud great-grandfather to 21 of his precious jewels: Mikaela, Madison, Mack, Sawyer, Holden, Andrew, Keira, Aidan, Claire, Malakai, Declan, Rowan, Cooper, Tessa, Harper, Wyatt, Josephine, Jase, Sadie, Eli, and Tripp. Brother and business partner of Marlen (Jane) (2012).

During his lifetime, he was very involved in the Ayr and North Dumfries community, as Councillor and Chair of many Community Projects. He Chaired a successful International Plowing Match Tented City, 150th Ayr Sesquicentennial Event and establishment of Kirkwood Apartments. In addition, he was a major supporter of minor sports, the Ontario Champion Ayr Rockets and Centennials hockey teams.

Warren spent his career serving the agriculture industry, developing Vincent Farm Equipment Ltd. into, one of Canada's top CaseIH and BRP (Bombardier) dealerships, with six locations. In addition to many industry and supplier awards, he was an Ontario Agriculture Hall of Fame Inductee and Waterloo Region Citizen Honouree. He also served as President of both the Canadian and Ontario Farm Equipment Dealers Association, and Canada Director for the North American Industry Association.

Despite his recent challenges in life, he always maintained a positive and supportive attitude with a smile and kind word for everyone he met. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Friends may call at the Ayr Chapel, Wm Kipp Funeral Home 183 Northumberland St. Ayr on Thursday, May 5, 2022 from 2 p.m - 4 p.m. or 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. with funeral service on Friday, May 6, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Knox United Church, Ayr. Interment Ayr Cemetery. If desired, contributions can be directed through http://www.wmkippfuneralhome.com for the North Dumfries Twin Pad Fund, in memory of Warren Vincent, or made to a local community charity of your choice.

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4 May 2022
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May 1, 2022
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Vincent, Warren Wesley (Died)