Peacefully surrounded by the love of his family, at Lee Manor Nursing Home in Owen Sound, on Friday evening, April 13th, 2018. Gordon Stewart Woods, of Owen Sound, at the age of 81 years. Dearly loved husband of Ruth Connolly Woods (nee Trask) and the late Audrey Woods (nee Hesch). Loving father of Carrie Woods, of Kitchener, Kathy MacLeod and her husband, Bill, of Hamilton, Rosanne Woods and her husband, Roger Orde, of Kitchener, Leanne Paddon and her husband, Steve, of Owen Sound and stepfather of Michele Fritzsch and her husband, Tim, of Owen Sound and Greg Connolly and his wife, Lisa, of Innisfil. Proud grandfather of Andrea (Chris), Keith (Laura), Danielle (Dave), Taylor (Joey), Matthew, James, Michael; great-grandfather of Mackenzie and Jack; step-grandfather of Shelby, Devin and Drew. Predeceased by his parents, Arthur Woods and Mary Wilson; his son, Garry Woods (2011); his sister, Kathleen Weber. Gord proudly served with the Owen Sound Fire Department for 30 years, the last 12 years as Fire Chief.
Friends may call at the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3X8 (519-376-7492) on Thursday from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Gord Woods will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Chapman House Hospice, Lee Manor or the Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce as an expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence can be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca