GORDON OLIVER WILSON

WilsonGordon Oliver Wilson entered into his eternal rest at Health Sciences North in Sudbury, Ontario on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at the age of 85. Celebrating his life while mourning their loss are his children: Ed and Judy Wilson of London, Ontario; Bob and Tricia Meinzinger of Mississauga, Ontario; Bob and Marie Magee of Orleans, Ontario; Donovan Wilson of Cannington, Ontario; and Jeff and Chrissy Wilson of Providence Bay, Ontario. Gordon was immensely proud of his 11 grandchildren: Aaron, Brendan and Naomi Wilson; Nathan, Angela and Joshua Meinzinger; Stephen and Chelsea Magee; and Cassandra, C.J. and Jacob Wilson.  He was also great-grandfather to Jonas and Simon Wilson.  Gordon is survived by his sister Muriel Seib of Abbotsford, B.C. He was predeceased by his wife Nellie in 1996, sister Elsie in 1997 and brother Burton in 2005. Gordon was born to William and Amy (Johnston) Wilson and lived his entire life on the 12th line of Campbell Township. He graduated from Emmanuel Bible College in Kitchener, Ontario in 1952 and answered God’s call to return to the family farm and support the ministry of Salem Missionary Church. Gordon served his community through his roles as President and Director of the Providence Bay Agricultural Society and as a member of the Manitoulin Camp of Gideons International. A celebration of Gordon’s life will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 2 pm at Salem Missionary Church, Spring Bay, with visitation from 1 pm to 2 pm. To confirm the time, please visit www.manitoulin.ca/death-notices/ or www.culginfuneralhome.ca. Donations in memory of Gordon may be made to Gideons International or Manitoulin Health Centre.