On July 7, 2021 age 74 years. Cherished son of Christina Bickford and the late Samuel Bickford. Beloved brother of Melanie (Davies) Bickford. Jim was an intelligent, kind, gentle person. He had a great sense of humour and never spoke unkindly of anyone. He was a great skier & also loved to travel. Known for his sparkling blue eyes, he lived his life the way he wanted to. Thank you to his many friends who have been part of his life over the years. Thank you to the Leacock Care Centre and the Soldiers' Memorial Hospital staff. Cremation has taken place. Charitable donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association or Charity of Ones Choice would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St., N., Orillia (705) 325-2231.