December 16, 1951 – August 12, 2019
It is with sadness we announce the passing of our father, Gordon Harold Piket, on August 12, 2019 at the young age of 67.
Born on December 16, 1951 in Comox, Gordon was a long time resident of Denman Island where he worked for the Department of Highways for many years as a grader operator and later a foreman. He moved to Port Alberni in 2015. Always active, Gordon loved baseball, fishing, gardening and walks with his family and dogs. Taking trips to Hornby Island to Helliwell Park and Whaling Station Bay. He was well known to grow the most sensational roses and loved the tunes of Elvis.
Gordon was predeceased by his parents Cpt. Harold Piket and Patricia Piercy and stepfather Wes Piercy. Gordon is survived by son Dwayne (Marlaina) Piket, daughter Barbara (John) Ilett. Grandchildren, Cassandra, Rebecca, James, Colin, Arya. His Uncle Bill Walton. Brothers and sisters, Kathleen (Art) Grieder, Karen (Dan) Annand, Tom (Sonia) Piket, Gina (Channing) Swatez, Annette (Geoff) Ballantyne, Gary Piercy and loved by many nieces, nephews and friends.
At Gordon’s request there will be no funeral service, but a private family gathering to take place at a future date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Parkinson’s Society of BC in Gordon’s memory.
“May the roads to heaven now be straight”