April 23, 1937 – February 3, 2016
at the age of 78 years
Celebration of Life: Saturday, April 23, 2016, 11:00 a.m., Fischer’s Funeral Services
Gordon Edward West-Johnson of Sorrento B.C. passed away at the Kelowna General Hospital in the ICU Palliative Care Unit early February 3rd, 2016.
The family extends our sincere thanks to the wonderful nurses, Dr. McKenzie and Dr. Holmes for their kind and compassionate care. It was greatly appreciated.
Gordon was born in Vancouver B.C. and spent his early years in Kamloops and the Cariboo region. He lived in Victoria during his teenage years. He trained as an electrician and spent most of his working life with BC Tel in a variety of positions, both technical and managerial.
Gordon was predeceased by his mother, his father and his son Timothy. He is survived by his wife Rose, his daughter Karen (Gary), his son David, his daughter-in-law Mary and his grand children Tyler (Shannon), Trina (Tony) and Trent (Audriana) as well as his great-grand children Caiden, Shanna and Skylar. He is also survived by his brother Stan and his many cousins throughout B.C.
There will be a Celebration of Life on April 23rd, 2016, 11:00 a.m. at Fischer’s Funeral Services, 4060 1st Ave. S.W., Salmon Arm B.C.
Tea, coffee and a light lunch will be served after the celebration.
If friends wish, a donation may be made to their favourite charity in his memory.
Dear Rose…sending caring thoughts to you and your family. We will miss Gordon on the dance floor-it won’t be the same without him. Take care of yourself. Yellow rocks from Joan and Jim
Dear Rose –
Our sincere, heartfelt condolences. Gordon will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him. May precious memories bring peace and comfort to you.
To a better place he has gone away,but in our hearts he will always stay.
Our deepest Sympathy…
Hans and Inge Schricker
The world is a lovelier place because Gordon touched it with warmth and goodness and grace. Take comfort in your memories at this time of sadness.