Horseman, Auctioneer and Entrepreneur Donald Edward Thoms passed away peacefully at the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital Sunday morning, September 23, 2018. He was 71. His passion was his family and buying and selling treasures found. Beloved husband of 51 years to Brenda Thoms (Smith). Most proud and loving father of Trevor Thoms and wife Jan and Paula Vincent and husband Jason. Most cherished “Poppa” of Savannah Lawson (Racine) and husband Dallas; Noah, Nick, Melina and late infant grandson Jeremy Vincent and most cherished “Great-Grandpa” of Oliver. Predeceased by his parents Orville and Doris (Charbonneau) Thoms and sister Shirley Thoms. Donnie enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephews and was always fond of his visits with Andrew. He will be missed by his devoted friend Mel. Forever loved and missed by his faithful companions Abby and Daisy. As per Don’s wishes, private family arrangements are held with the Boyce Funeral Home Ltd., 138 Daniel Street North, Arnprior. In memory of Don, a donation to the Arnprior Humane Society (in remembrance of his love for animals) or to CHEO would be greatly appreciated.