Leonard Gammon

Obituary of Leonard Gammon

GAMMON, Leonard Perry Martin

passed peacefully in his 100th year, into the arms of Jesus, with family by his side on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Royal Oak in Kingsville. Beloved husband of Carole (nee Routly) for almost 49 years. Loving father of Karen Dobson (Greg) and the late Heather Barrett (2015) (Scott). Proud and cherished papa of Cassie and Amanda Barrett and Andrew Dobson. Len is predeceased by his parents, Walter and Ellen and his siblings, George, Eva, Harry and Bill. He will also be remembered by his extended family including nieces and nephews. Len was a WW II Veteran who served with the Royal Canadian Navy on the HMS Puncher in the North Atlantic. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #201, Essex for 44 years. He was also a lifelong member of the Salvation Army Essex Community Church and enjoyed fellowship at Lakeshore St. Andrews for several years. The family would like to express sincere appreciation to the staff at Royal Oak Long Term Care Residence in Kingsville for the loving care shown to Len over the last two years. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Thursday 3-5 and 7-9 pm and on Friday, July 14, 2017 at Salvation Army Essex Community Church, 26 Talbot Street South, Essex from 10 am until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Len's life at 11 am. Major Sam Roberts officiating. Interment Country Meadows Cemetery. If desired memorial donations made to the Salvation Army Essex Community Church or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca