GOURLAY, Donald Matthew….Donald M. Gourlay of London in his 84th year. At University Hospital, London on Thursday, December 6, 2012 surrounded by his loving wife of 63 years Donna Jean (Rider), his six sons and daughters-in-law. Proud father of Michael of Toronto, John (Cathy) of Thorndale, Peter (Barbara) of Catham,Paul (Barbara) of Yellowknife, N.W.T., Jeffrey (Deborah) and Steven all of London. Proud grandfather of Carl (Melissa), Reid, Eric (Heidi), Fraser (Alexa), Andrew (Marielle), Laura (Josh Stevenson), Christina, Freyja (Jim), Ben, Joyce and Julie Gourlay and his great-grandchildren Katelyn, Gus and Hayley. Dear brother of Mary Yates of Ingersoll and brother-in-law of Jean Gourlay of Winnipeg. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his brother Jim Gourlay. Don loved farming and equipment and was a John Deere Dealer at Gourlay Equipment Centre and Green Acres. He was a cub leader from 1956-1968. Don was a member of the Woodstock Flying Club. Don and Donna loved the square and round dance movement and ballroom dancing. They were executive members of several dance clubs throughout over 40 years of dancing. He loved golf, camping, boating and spending time with his sons and their families. He was an active member at Centennial United Church and Wesley-Knox United Church. Friends will be received by the family on Sunday, December 9, 2012 from 2-4 & 7-9pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The funeral service will be conducted from Wesley-Knox United Church 91 Askin Street, London  on Monday, December 10, 2012 at  2:00 pm with Reverend Tracy Crick-Butler and Reverend Dr. Douglas H. Ross officiating.  Interment Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 123 St. George Street, London, ON  N6A 3A1 would be appreciated. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com . The family wish to express their sincere thank you to the staff of University Hospital, surgical unit 8th floor for their care and compassion.

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