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Obituary of Paul Gustaff DeCock

DeCock: Paul Gustaff

A resident of McKay's Corner, Paul DeCock passed away suddenly at the Four Counties Hospital on June 23, 2020 at the age of 56. 

Born in Chatham, Paul was the son Marcella (Strong) (late Joseph, 2009) DeCock. 

Loving father to three daughters, Stacey (Corey) Beaulieu of Comber, Jenny DeCock of McKay's Corners, and Brianna (Corey) Watkinson of Muskoka.

Loving Petje to Connor, Savannah, and Gavin.

Brother to Barb (Mark) Fuller of Ridgetown, Joe DeCook (Laura Houliston) of North Bay, Ken (Kim) DeCook, and Don DeCook both of McKay's Corners.

Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, and close friends.

Paul was a dedicated farmer and a 'man of the land'.  He loved life and viewed life as something worth living for.  He loved the outdoors and spending time with his family on the family farm.

Paul will be missed by many coworkers at Southwest Ag / Solio Agriculture where he also worked for many years.

Visitation will take place at McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main St. E. in Ridgetown on Saturday June 27, 2020.  Due to Covid-19 restrictions, those hoping to attend the visitation must schedule a time online at or phone us at 519-674-3141. No one will be permitted at the visitation without a scheduled time. The Bereavement Authority of Ontario have mandated that everyone attending must wear a mask. 
Private vigil prayers will take place at 6:30 pm.  A private funeral mass and cremation will take place with a private burial at St. Michael's Cemetery a later date.

Donations made in memory of Paul to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Four Counties Hospital or the St. Michael's Catholic Church Building Fund would be appreciated. 

Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home
76 Main Street East, Ridgetown



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