Peacefully at Marshall Gowland Manor on Monday, July 29, 2013, Gordon “Lorne” Teakle passed away at the age of 94. Beloved husband of the late Verna (1996). Loving father of Gail Monteith (Howard), Cheryl McLeay (Ian), and Paul Teakle. Cherished grandfather of Shelley Crevier (Roy), Michelle Janes (Shawn), Stephanie Brooks (Michael) of London, and Derek Teakle of Toronto. Great-grandfather of Nathan and Lauren of London. Fondly remembered by daughter-in-law Sally Teakle. Dear friend of Helen Strangway.
Lorne was a longtime member of Temple Baptist Church. Lorne was the owner of Spry Lake Camp trailer park in Sauble Beach and was a passionate businessman and entrepreneur. He took ownership of Leckie Bros. Dairy in 1946. Lorne made many friends through his business ventures. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
Family and friends will be received on Saturday, August 3, 2013, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, with the funeral service immediately following at 11:30 a.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or The Gideons (cheques only at the funeral home please). smithfuneralhome.ca