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Gordon Alan
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April 20, 1941 – August 4, 2018

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Gordon Alan Whitehead of Parkhill was surrounded by his family as he passed away on Saturday, August 4th, 2018. Loving and doting husband of Sylvia (2017) for almost 50 years. Together Gord and Sylvia raised their cherished family of Tanya (Mark) and Alan (Ron) in Mount Albert, finally settling in Parkhill Ontario. Gord loved his delightful Grandchildren Liam and Drew and leaves many memories of smiles and laughter.

Gord grew up in Golspie, West Zorra Township, Ontario in a small family with his loved sister Barb (Gary) Johnston. There he attended SS #8, a one room school house before going on to Woodstock Collegiate Secondary School and eventually receiving his Honours BA in Journalism at the University of Western Ontario in 1965.

In papers typed by Gord, titled “Everything you need to know about Gord Whitehead and more”, pride is seen in the accomplishments and impact Gord made in the surrounding areas in his creativity and journalism. Items include: The Medical Monitoring radio show and News Director for CFPL, Managing Editor at Standard Broadcasting CFRB 1010, and the News Reporter for several papers including the Parkhill Gazette and Times Advance. Gord’s final news article was published on July 25th in The Exeter Lakeshore Times-Advance, written from his hospital bed. Gord’s legacy in broadcasting, reporting, writing, and editing covered a span of over 55 years.

A service will be conducted on Thursday, August 9th, 2018 at 2pm from M.Box & Son Funeral Home, 183 Broad Street Parkhill, ON following a visitation from 12pm-2pm. Cadet Andrew Cherry of the Salvation Army will be officiating.

A special thank you to the nursing staff and doctors for their very personal care at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated in Gord’s name to the Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital Foundation and the Ontario Lung Association.

Please leave a memory or condolence online at www.GilpinFuneralChapel.com

First Visitation

When Thursday, August 9th, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location
M. Box & Son Funeral Home
Address
183 Broad St., PO Box 219
Parkhill, ON N0M 2K0
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Service Information

When
Thursday, August 9th, 2018 2:00pm
Officiating
Cadet Andrew Cherry
Location
M. Box & Son Funeral Home
Address
183 Broad St., PO Box 219
Parkhill, ON N0M 2K0

Interment Information

When
Thursday, August 9th, 2018
Location
Parkhill Cemetery
Address
33095 Grand Bend Rd.
Parkhill, ON N0M 2K0

Reception Information

When
Thursday, August 9th, 2018
Location
Parkhill Legion
Address
200 Broad Street
Parkhill, ON N0M 2K0