James Heighton

Obituary of James Everett Heighton

HEIGHTON, James E. River John James Everett Heighton of River John passed away peacefully on May 4, 2022 in the Palliative Care Unit of the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born on November 20, 1938 in Cape John to the late Dorothy and Allison Heighton. Throughout his life he enjoyed farming, fishing, working in the woods and ended his working career at Michelin Tire. After his retirement he could be found driving the Cape John road and spending many hours in his garden to enjoy the rewards in his love for homemade pickles. He was predeceased by the love of his life and best friend, Ella; sisters, Anna and Marge. He will always be loved and remembered by his daughters, Mabel (Steven), Heather (Donald); grandchildren, Bryce (Nicole), Tori (Mitch), Cory (Jenna), Erinn (Willem), Kaitlyn; great-grandchildren, Mason, Lochlan and Duncan; sister, Mildred; chosen family, Ricky, Sandra, Merridith, Selena and many nieces and nephews. A private family graveside service will be held in Mountain Road Cemetery, River John. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Mountain Road Cemetery, River John.