Obituary of Captain Gerald "Bud" Playford
Gerald William Playford, of Owen Sound, passed away at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound, on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018, at the age of 92 years. Dearly loved husband of Lillian Playford (nee Gould) for 62 years. Loving father of Sheryl Brown (Kevin), of Keady, Steve Playford, of Winnipeg, Manitoba and Susan Martin (Victor), of Midhurst. Proud grandfather of Melissa Neeb (Dan) and Christopher Martin. Dear brother of Robert Playford (Karen), of Owen Sound and brother-in-law of Elda Playford, of Woodstock and Eldon Lynk.. Bud will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Harry and Blanche Playford; his siblings, Margaret Brown, Darlene Lynk, Ellwyn Playford, Verdun “Birdie” Galbraith (Peter). Bud was a proud Captain with the Canada Steamship Lines. He worked on the ships all of his working years.
Friends may call at the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3X8 (519-376-7492) on Sunday afternoon from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. A Memorial Service for Bud Playford will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, June 11th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment in Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society as an expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence can be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca