James (Jim) Patrick Hedden, a resident of Dresden, passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Chatham-Kent Hospice at the age of 71. Born in Dresden, the son of the late Harold and Margaret (Henderson) Hedden. Beloved husband of the late Marie Ginette Adrienne Hedden. Sadly missed by his step-children and step-grandchildren Vernon Whiting (Tiffany Whiting) and children Julian, Madison, Kendra; Cathleen Whiting (Zach Marshall) and children Christina, Mya, Emma, Camille; Amanda Whiting (Noah Lane) and children Marc-Anthony, Sophia, Jackson; Rita Marcotte (Aaron Goutier) and children Matthew, Tori, Jack, Lucas. Dear brother of Bob, and Deb. Our family is comforted knowing that Jim and Ginette are now reunited in Heaven; now they are the keepers of our stars. If desired, donations may be made to Royal Canadian Legion Branch 113 (Dresden) or Dresden Terry Fox Foundation. A celebration of life will be held at the Dresden Legion Branch 113 (date and time to be determined and announced by family). “When i was alone. I looked to the sky. When i looked to the sky. I wasn’t alone.” ― A.B.K.