Walter Gordon Allingham


WALTER GORDON passed away peacefully April 29, 2005 in Kelowna General Hospital. He was born Sept, 21, 1914 in Vernon, BC to Bill and Ann Allingham. The family soon moved to Oyama where Gordie lived until his “retirement” to Lake Country Manor in 2001. Gordon and his brother Neville were all well known orchardists in Oyama for many years. His real passion was cattle ranching which he pursued until his final round up on horseback at the age of 80 years. Gordon was predeceased by his wife Evelyn and brothers Ronald, Neville and Frank. He is survived and lovingly remembered by his three children: Charles (Roxanne), Diane (Rob) and David (Julie); eight grandchildren: Heidi and Corbin (Christina) Allingham, Shawn, Thomas and Claire Blatchford and Adam (Danielle), Brad and Emily Allingham; great-grandchildren Payton Allingham; sister-in-law Betty Allingham and many extended family members and friends. A Memorial Tea will e held Wednesday May 4 at 4:00pm at the Oyama Community Hall. Donations to the Oyama Community Club will be gratefully accepted.

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