Ralph Gordon Brady
Born Nov 16th, 1933 – Passed away June 8th, 2014
We sadly announce on June 8th, 2014 Ralph Gordon Brady, passed away peacefully at home. (Gordon) as he was known by all his friends and family was pre-deceased by Carole Norbygard who he lived with for 20 years. Gordon leaves behind his son Larry, and daughter-in-law Katrina, daughter-in-law Diane, daughter-in-law Tammy and son-in-law Dean. grand children Nicole, Laura, Lynn, Kevin, Darleen and Jack. Also 3 great grand children Jade, Jaxson, and Tai.
Gordon was born in Winnipeg in 1933, worked for Air Canada for 25 years and moved to Courtenay in 1977 were he made this his home. Gordon loved to fish and the Island was the perfect spot for him. Gordon could usually be seen with a cold beverage in his yard listening to all his birds that he raised for many years, and admiring his ponds full of Koi he had worked so hard to build over the years.
Gordon was a lover of curling, both playing and watching on TV. Many days were spent at the Victoria curling club in Winnipeg as a younger man. Gordon spent the last few years of his life fighting thru cancer and the loss of his partner Carole. Gordon’s life ended like he was playing in the 10th end of a curling championship, he called his shot and peacefully walked away the winner.
We will all miss you. There will be a get-together for family and friends at Tammy and Dean’s home where Gordon lived on July 28th, 2014.