OBITUARY

Gordon Ray Lytle Sr.

2 February , 193414 May , 2019
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Gordon Ray Lytle Sr. February 2, 1934-May 14, 2019

Gord Sr. passed away peacefully at Southlake Village Long Term Care at the age of 85.

Gord Sr. was predeceased by his beloved wife of 65 years, Dorothy (Lloyd) Lytle and his son, Gordon James Lytle Jr. Gord Sr. is survived by his two daughters Judy Kosowan (Greg) and Christine Lytle-Johnson (Robert), his daughter-in-law Cathy Lytle and his two granddaughters Amanda Lytle and Rebecca Lytle.

Gord Sr. worked as a lineman for Aurora Hydro for more than 40 years and was a long time resident in the town of Aurora. He was a member of the Aurora Lions Club where he enjoyed playing Santa Claus for local businesses and functions. He also loved woodworking, puzzles and lending a helping hand. Gord Sr. was well known by many and loved by his family, he will be forever missed, always in our hearts and never forgotten.

If desired donations to Southlake Residential Care Centre would be appreciated.

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Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Friday, 17 May , 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, 17 May , 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Donations to Southlake Residential Care Centre

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Gordon Ray Lytle Sr.

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Blair Ellis

16 May 2019

I started my apprenticeship at Aurora Hydro back in 1988. Gord or Uncle Gord as we called him was a driving force behind Aurora Hydro and working with him was always enjoyable. He made a great supervisor and a good friend. One of the many thing you could always count on with Gord was if you were in trouble for something he would ream you out for it but never was brought up again. I really respected Gord and gained even more respect for him after he was forced to retire, he decided to run for the Hydro Commission and run he did. Our Manager of the time was sweating blood that Gord or Norm Weller might get in and he unofficially encouraged us not to vote for him. Not me I voted for him and he got in. And I remember him today still smiling about the first commission meeting and how his former boss was pretty much wetting his pants as he did have something to do with forcing Gord to retire. But Gord with his usual tack and grace didn't bear down too hard on him. And after Powerstream purchased Aurora I still remember coming by his house with a letter that showed his former boss getting fired from Powerstream for inappropriate behavior, another smile on his face. I always liked to work for Gord and will miss him

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