GIBBONS, Stewart "Stu", 69 years passed away peacefully November 20,2017 at Erie Shores Hospice with his family by his side. Beloved husband of Moe. Loving father of Brenda Mertz, Heather (Paul) Renaud , Melissa (Eric) Martindale and stepfather of Denny Ausman (Jennifer). Cherished Grandfather of Claire, Mackenzie, Mitchell, Avery, Zack, Zander, Gavin and Gage, Mia, Elaina, Keira and Tiberius. Dear son of the late Bernard & Mildred Gibbons. Dear brother of the late Jean and Willie Joncas, Judy McMillan (the late John Bloomer), Clayton Gibbons (Linda), Jack Gibbons (Susan), Bill Gibbons (Nancy), Gloria Levis (Garry Fetherston), Mary Meyers (Mark), Fred Gibbons (Jackie), Sharon Richard (Billy Thornton), Charlene Pillon (Ken) and JoAnne Gibbons. Brother in law of Donnie Brown (Vance), Debbie Donnelly and the late Leon Silliker. Stewart retired from the Essex County School Board and Setterington Fertilizer Inc. after many years of dedicated service. Stu's passion was his children and grandchildren without a question. He enjoyed his Toronto Maple Leafs and the Detroit Tigers and family gatherings. At Stu's request cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington,On.(519-326-2631) on Friday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday November 25,2017 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Private Inurnment will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Erie Shores Hospice. Family & friends may share Memories or make an online contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.