Gordon Kenneth Smith beloved husband of Eileen Smith of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at the age of 76 years.
Gordon was born in Star City, SK on November 4, 1931. He married Eileen Rickbeil on November 14, 1953 in Melfort, SK. Gordon was a very family oriented man and was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.
Besides his loving wife Eileen, Gordon is also survived by his children, Brenda (Gordon) Campbell of Vermilion, AB; Cheryl (DeVon) Wingert of Star City, SK; Ken (Karen) Smith of Regina, SK; Bill (Barb) Smith of Calgary, AB; and his grandchildren, Rob (Lana) and Levi Campbell, Kris (Karen) Wingert, Carrie (Chris) Stevenson, Colette and Shawna Smith, Kristal and Kyle Smith; and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Earl (Marg) Smith and sister Eva Bloomer, both of Vancouver; sister-in-law Merc Smith of Saskatoon, SK; as well as several nieces and nephews. Gordon was predeceased by his children Connie Jane and Malcolm George; brother Malcolm Smith and brother-in-law Grant Bloomer.
A Celebration of Gordon’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Saturday, June 7, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army, 420 ? 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0R9 Telephone: (403) 410-1111, www.salvationarmy.org or to another organization of the donor’s choice.
In living memory of Gordon Smith, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296Print This Obituary & Condolences