It is with great sadness the family of Burt William Gibbons announces his passing on October 15, 2020 at the age of 89.

Burt was born in Stratford, son of the late Bert and Violet Gibbons. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Jean in 2002. Loving father of sons Scott (Sharon), Doug (Elizabeth) and Don (Eileen). Grandfather of Terri-Lynn, Rikki-Lee, Michael, Daniel, Christopher and 5 great-grandchildren.

Survived by a sister Norma Campbell (Bruce) and niece Debbie Mitchell (Rob), a grand-niece, and two grand-nephews.

Predeceased by brother Don Gibbons and his wife Lois, sister Phyllis Gosling and her husband Harry, and nephew Jim Gosling.

Burt apprenticed as a machinist with CN and finished his career after working many years at Cooper Bessemer.

Thank you to Dr.Peter Brooks and staff for their care and compassion. Thank you to Dad’s wonderful friends and neighbours for all their help and support.

A private graveside service will be held at Avondale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army or the charity of one’s choice through the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford. 519.271.7411.


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W.G. Young Funeral Home
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Stratford, Ontario N5A 5T7

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