Obituary of Gordon Walker
Gordon was born June 26, 1936 in Smeaton, SK and passed with great strength and dignity on his own terms on April 22, 2021 in Regina.
He was predeceased by his parents Tom and Sylvia Walker; first wife Jackie; siblings, Roy, George, Murray and Frances; and friend Barry Esplen. Gordon is survived by his wife Lil; children, Debbie (John), Doug (Angelika), Tracy (Dana), and Susie (Larry); Lil’s children, Judy (Roddy); Grant (Sylviane); grandchildren, Melissa (Davey), Candace, Kristin (Scott), Aaron (Tara), Ryan (Bobbi), Celeste, Cole, Sara (Rod), and Kayla (Jarid); Lil’s grandchildren, Jamie (Aiden), Morgan, Marshall, and Dustin (Kaely); great-grandchildren, Keegan, Jace, Kendall, James, Jessica, Brayden, Shelby, Brynn, Hayden and Oakley; Lil’s great grandchildren, Zander and Baz; sister Yvonne (Dave); lifelong friend Frank Salter; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Gordon held a special place in many people’s hearts. He was a very loving man who loved his family so very much. He had many friends who were a big part of his life as well.
Gordon enjoyed life to its fullest, he loved to joke, play golf, bowl, curl, play cards, make puzzles and play slot machines. He travelled to many places during his long life which included Portugal, California, Las Vegas, Cuba, a Princess Cruise and Alaska.
Dad loved to meet with family and friends for breakfast every Sunday and was always ready to meet with family and friends for any occasion.
Dad worked for the Provincial Government for 34 years, ending his career as Head Painter and was very proud of his trade. He retired at an early age of 56 years.
He will always be loved, remembered and greatly missed.
Thank you to the staff at the Palliative Care unit in the Pasqua Hospital for their compassion and care. Due to covid restrictions, a private family Celebration of Gordon’s life will be held on Wednesday April 28, 2021 at 1:00 pm. Please click on the link above on the day of the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, 1910 McIntyre St, Regina SK S4P 2R3.