March 28, 1951 to March 26, 2016
Beverley (Bev) Acheson – of Monkton passed away peacefully as a result of a stroke with his family by his side at Stratford General Hospital on Saturday March 26, 2016, two days before his 65th birthday. Bev was a licensed mechanic and farming was his hobby. He was a former volunteer firefighter with the Monkton Fire Department for over 15 years. Lifelong friend and beloved husband of Wilma (Hymers) Acheson whom he married in 1978. Loving father of Kevin (Cathy). Cherished grandfather of Jevin Acheson-Clark (Lindsey), Jody, Michael and great grandfather of Ryker and Ryla Wilson. Remembered by his sister Denise Acheson, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Donna Bauer (Mervyn), Dina Patterson (Ken), Wendal Hymers (Susan), Walter Hymers (Sandy), John Hymers (Dianne), his two half-sisters Cindy and Sherry, and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He will be missed by his best friends (puppies). Predeceased by his parents Sam and Bunny Acheson and parents-in-law Cecil and Dorothy Hymers. Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Tuesday March 29 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday March 30, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Colin Snyder officiating. Interment in Donegal Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: The Heart and Stroke Foundation 556 Huron Street Stratford, ON N5A 5T9 or a charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make a Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity of choice.