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Gordon Keith Parker

September 16, 1939November 15, 2020

Gordon “Keith” Parker age 81, of Halifax was born in Windsor NS, September 16, 1939 and passed away on November 15, 2020 at the QEII Health Sciences Center – V.G site.

He was the son of the late Sylvia Lloyd and raised by grandmother Pearl Dearman in Hants Co. He was survived by his sons Gordon, Pictou Co., and Garth, Japan, sisters Sandra Sinclair (the late Charles), Linda Dingwall (Ron), Patsy Chapman (Keith), Debbie Comeau (Hugh) and ex-wife Gail.

Keith left Hants Co. at the of age 17 and served 5 years in the RCAF and then moved on to construction in heavy equipment and then worked as a laborer, in various provinces including BC for 10 years and ended his working career as a bus driver for 22 years for Acadian Lines until retirement and then became a school crossing guard.

There will be no visitation or funeral as per Keith’s wishes. Cremation has taken place.

Memorial donation may be made to the Dartmouth SPCA, Turning Point Barrington Street or Brunswick Street United Church breakfast program. He will miss all of his good friends at Stoneybrook apartments.

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Angela Saunders

November 22, 2020

To Keith's Family,
I was very sad to hear of Keith's passing. He had a special gift to connect with others. My grandmother, Hattie, and my dad, Paul, thought of him as family. When he came to see us at the log cabin in Burlington last year for Dad's Celebration of Life, my sisters and I were very touched! I'm truly thankful we had the time to reminisce and catch up that day.
My deepest sympathies go out to you.
❤Angela Saunders

Tish MacDougall (Parker)

November 20, 2020

To the family of Keith Parker
So sorry to hear of his passing. Keith was so kind to my Dad, Paul Parker, when he was in Camp Hill Hospital. Keith visited him often and gave him something to look forward to. A donation has been made in Keith's memory to the Salvation Army in the Windsor area. The Family of Paul and Marion Parker

Nancy Saunders

November 20, 2020

Dear Family of Keith Parker:
My family have very fond memories of Keith as he was a dear friend of my Mother and Father and in his youth spent a lot of time with my father, Paul Saunders , and his Mother, Hattie Saunders at the log cabin in Lower Burlington. Dad often spoke of Keith and many fond memories, especially in his later years . It was so nice to see Keith at Dad’s celebration of life in 2019 at the log cabin. My deepest condolences. Nancy Saunders

Bill & Patricia Flack

November 19, 2020

Some people come into your life and leave memories in your heart. Keith was one of those people. His smile and laughter were contagious. He will missed by many people who crossed his path in life. May eternal rest be granted unto Keith and perpetual light shine upon him.

Bill & Pat Flack
Stoneybrook tenants

Tony MacEachern

November 18, 2020

My heart is heavy. I worked with Keith at Acadian Lines. I have not spoken with him unfortunately for a few years. I always said I was a better person because I knew Keith. Kindest person I ever had the privilege to call a friend. He will be missed. My condolences to his family. RIP My friend

Denise MacEachern

November 18, 2020

Keith was one of the kindest souls I ever met. Such a joy just to be around him. We had many laughs during our time at Acadian lines. A pleasure to know He will be missed. RIP Keith you’ll forever be in our hearts 💕

Ted Lemoyre

November 18, 2020

I offer my prayers and sincere condolences to the family. Keith was a kind , considerate , compassionate person with whom I shared conversations on the beauty and wonder of our natural world and the universe and of course some politics . I am missing you Keith !

Ted.

Mary Patten

November 18, 2020

Sincere condolences going out to the family of Keith;
Heaven received another angel when Keith received his wings - this kind, gentle soul was definitely one of a kind and will certainly make an impression in heaven. We will forever miss his stories (and those he had many) and will always hold a special place in all our hearts. He loved talking about his sons, Gordon and Garth, and always gave us an update on them - he was so proud of both of them and lit up each time he talked about them. We are going to miss sending him up Sunday dinner - and oh, how he loved the turkey soup. It was those little things we so enjoyed doing for Keith, as he was one of a kind.
Fly high with the angels Keith.

Sincere Condolences,
Brad, Mary, Dante, Isabelle and Abby Patten (Stoney Brook Court Apts)

Barbara Johnson

November 18, 2020

My younger brother and I spent time with Keith when we visited
our Grandmother when we were growing up.
Condolences to all family members.
Rest in Peace Keith.
Barbara(Robertson) Johnson, cousin

Brenda Armstrong

November 17, 2020

Deepest condolences to Keith's family. I had many Hants County conversations with him when I worked at Dal. He would travel on his bicycle down to see me. He was such a sweet gentleman. May he rest in peace.

FROM THE FAMILY

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