Gordon Henry Thompson
It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Gordon Henry Thompson on September 18, 2012 in Vernon, BC at 83 years of age. Gordon was born on October 23, 1928 in Kelowna, BC. He lived most of his life in Armstrong, BC. Gordon spent 10 years serving for the Royal Canadian Air Force. His career consisted of a short time in Ontario working for Hydro and thereafter a welder in the Okanagan, continuing his trade at A-1 Machine & Welding in Vernon, BC for 16 years. Gordon was a thoughtful man and would help anyone in need. He was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, acquiring the coveted title Grand Master. Gordon will be lovingly remembered by his wife Verla, his daughters Sharon (Jim) Carroll of Oshawa, ON, Dianna Lynn (Vince) Fortier of Calgary, AB, Roxanne Dickson of Vernon, BC, his grandchildren Michelle Carroll, Kimberly (Chris) Lay, Deborah Carroll, Gloria Fortier, Johnathon Fortier, his great-grandchildren Braeden and Emily Lay, and his sister Pauline Davis of Victoria, BC. Gordon was predeceased by his siblings Jean, Ernest, Betty, Patricia and his grand-daughter Sheena. He will be forever loved and deeply missed by his family and friends. Memorial Tea to be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, September 24, 2012 at the Odd Fellows Hall (3005 Wood Avenue, Armstrong, BC). Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.MyAlternatives.ca.
Cremation arrangements entrusted to
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Armstrong 250-546-7237 & Vernon 250-558-0866