It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of James Derek Binns on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at home.
Born on October 19, 1961 in Sydney, James was the son of James and Jeanette (Reid) Binns.
James is survived by his wife, Laurie; son, Tyler (Dawn); daughter, Teagan (Josh) and grandchildren, Camden and Raelyn. He is also survived by brother, Dana (Nancy) and sister, Tanya (Kenny). James will also be missed by his nieces and nephews.
By Jame's request, there will be no visitation or service.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
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Dear Laurie & family, our deepest sympathy for the passing of your loving husband and father. Jim was a wonderful man who always had a kind word and wonderful smile for everyone. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.
From: John LeBlanc
Condolences To you Laurie and family. I know that there is nothing any of us can say that will convey what we feel. Please know that Jim brought so much laughter and smiles to many of us and will be kindly remembered that way. He will be missed terribly. So very sorry for your tragic loss. God bless
From: Dauphinee Gaida
So sorry to Teagan and her family. Thinking of you all xo
From: Tiffany Tighe
We are so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. He was such a Great Guy, we will miss him. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
From: Staff of Regional Chiropractic
To All of Jim's family, my sincere condolences. My heart and thoughts are with you all. It's hard to fathom, that he left his journey here on earth, but his memory will be forever! He created so many with all of You, and everyone he met! His sense of humor, his contagious laugh and that smile…all his calling cards! Let the memories he created help you all get thru this difficult time and the days ahead…hugs to All!
From: Rosanna Walker
Dear Laurie and family: I was so sorry to hear about Jim's sudden passing, and can't begin to imagine how difficult it is for you. Jim was a special guy, always with a smile and a laugh, and never an unkind word. He touched the lives of all who met him, and I am so thankful to have worked with him, and to know him, for many years. 'Nothing loved is ever lost, and he was loved so much.' My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
From: Rose Courage
to the Binns family, so sorry for your loss…he will be remembered fondly.
From: Greg and Gwen Morrison
My thoughts and prayers are with all of the Binns family especially his wife Laurie,son Tyler, daughter Teagan,daughter in law, grandchildren and future son in law. Jim was an amazing family man and friend.
From: Carol Dithurbide
Tanya, Laurie and the entire Binns family, Jim will be missed. He had a smile that lit up the room and was one of the nicest people I have ever had the pleasure to work with. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
From: Elena (White) Robertson
So sorry to hear of James passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Roberta. Take care..
From: Stella Huk
So sorry for your loss. Jim was a great guy and will be missed.
From: Pierre/Martine Camus
Laurie & Family So sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing.He was a great guy,who was always there to help people out and always thinking of others.He will be missed.Our condolences to all his family.
From: Selena & Albert Rose
Dear Laurie and family: There are no words that can comfort you during this time but please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Jimmy truly was a kind, compassionate man and had an infectious smile no matter where you ran into him. He will be missed by all.
From: Debbie (French) Lessie
Shocked and greatly saddened to hear of Jim's passing. He was a pleasure to know and work with and will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all your loved ones.
From: MIKE KEATING
Condolences to all the Binns Families. I remember Jimmy thru Walter and now they both gone. RIP Jim
From: Helen Szucs (Nee Rozicki)
Laurie my heart is broken for you….May God be by your side in the difficult days ahead….
From: Peggy Margetti
Sincere condolences to the Binns family. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.
From: Alfredine Baldwin
Heart is broken for you Laurie,Teigan & Tyler. You were his pride & Joy Jimmy was loved by everyone and he loved everyone Thoughts and prayers are with you all
From: Les & Linda MacFadden
Very sorry to the family…habe some great moments and times with jimmy.. Rest in peace
From: CINDY MEADE
Laurie and Family: I was shocked and saddened to hear of Jim's passing. We worked together for many years. He was a real character and a heck of a nice guy. My heart goes out to all his family and close friends. He will definitely be missed. May your memories sustain you until you meet again. God bless. xo
From: Heather Timmons
Laurie and family, Jim was a very king person, placed smiles on the persons he met and knew. He was a good friend and will be missed by all. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. R.I.P. Jim
From: Laurette LeFort
I am so sorry for your lost……Jim had work out with my brother,Wayne. James always had a "huge smile" on his face……l will miss him
From: Rita MacLeod
Sincere condolences to the Binns family. I worked with Jim and he was one of a kind, a true gentleman. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
From: Marie Murphy
Kind thoughts and prayers to the Binns family and friends.Thinking of the nice memories from childhood and the fun times as kids in the Pier.
From: Danny Lewis
May God Bless family and friends of this great man. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
From: Tracy Smith
My deepest condolences to all of you for your loss. I hadn't seen Jimmy for many years, but he was such a ray of sunshine…you knew you were going to laugh when you saw him. Much love to you all.
From: Glenda Watt
Very sorry to hear of Jim's sudden passing. Our sincere condolences. Watson and Cathy Andrews
From: Watson Andrews
So sorry to hear of Jim's passing Laurie, Teagan and Tyler. He was a great guy and we used to always enjoy his vistits with us at Westmount Dental.
From: Kelly Webber
So very shocked and saddened to hear of Jim's passing. He will be missed by all who knew him. May he rest in peace.
From: Valerie Barrett
Heart felt sympathy to Laurie and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Sincerely Patsy and Ronnie Lee
From: Patsy and Ron Lee
Good man – so sorry – will be missed
Laurie, kids and family, so sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, he will be dearly missed.
From: Jackie & Bruce Matthews
My deepest condolences to Laurie and family, Jim was well liked at Citizenship and a devoted employee. He will be missed. When you saw his smile, you knew it was going to be a good day.
From: Dianne MacAskill
Sending my thoughts and sincere sympathies to all family members. Jim was a great guy, and a great friend. That smile will carry on in our memories in the days ahead.
From: Albert Crawley
I'm so, so sorry to hear about James passing , he was a very good child hood friend , full of life and funny , Fly high my friend 🙁
From: Diana Campbell
My heart is heavy, Dear Laurie. I am so shocked to hear of Jim's passing for I just found out. I am so very sorry for your loss. You had a wonderful man to love, husband and Dad. Please take care, I know you have a very heavy heart now. Keep all the memories you had to share together in your heart.
XO your friend, Lorrie Dawson