Henley, Gordon Royce

Henley, Gordon Royce – July 7, 1942 – April 10, 2015, passed away peacefully in his sleep, at home. Gordon was a son of the late Henry and Dora (Dean) Henley. Surviving are the love of his life, his wife of 49 years, the former Hazel Fleming; sons, Wendell (Tammie), Craig, Mark (Nadine), Jamie and Jody (Alanna). His grandchildren, Derrick, Hayley, Jacob, Matthew, Cody, Dawson, Brianna, and Kaylee, were a great joy to him and he was very proud of all of them. He is also survived by sisters, Rhoda (Dennis), Diane and Josephine; brothers, Donald (Hazel), Adam (Kathy). He will be missed by Chopper, his second best friend. He was predeceased by sisters, Ida, and Kaye; brother, Ralph.

Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be Monday, 7-9 p.m., and funeral service will be Tuesday, at 2 p.m., in St. James United Church, Upper Musquodoboit, Rev. Michael Henderson officiating. Following the service the family will meet friends for a reception downstairs in the church. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to St. James United Church General Fund.

Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.