Bucke-Kenneth Gordon, suddenly called home in his 73rd year on Tuesday, December 15th, 2015, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, with his wife of 52 years, Sally (Jolliffe) Bucke at his side. Son of the late Arthur and Jean (Potts) Bucke. Loved father of James Bucke (Kimberly), Jeannette McClenny (Greg) and dear grandfather of Whitney Bucke, LaRhae Priestley (Patrick), Brent McClenny (Jocelyne) and Shelby McClenny and great grandfather of Zoey McClenny and Carter McClenny. Dear brother of Helen Stephenson (George) and Dorothy Stock (Bill Addley). Ken was a faithful servant of the Lord, saved in 1985 and ordained through the Evangelical Church Alliance (1990) after attending Ontario Bible College and Seminary. Ken was a passionate man who befriended everyone he met. He shared his faith in Christ and always had a kind word of encouragement for all he met. He was the current interim Pastor at the St. Thomas Christian Church. He was President of the Golden “K” Kiwanis Club, St. Thomas and was Chairman of the Seniors Picnic.
The family will receive friends at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. followed by cremation. A public Celebration of Life will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, 55 Hincks St., St. Thomas on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the charity of choice. Condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.