Gordon Hudson Henderson

November 27, 1925 ~ July 18, 2010 (age 84)

HENDERSON- Gordon Hudson Henderson passed away at Caressant Care-Bonnie Place on Sunday July 18, 2010 in his 85th year.  Gord is survived by his beloved wife Louise Henderson (nee Keillor); his loving children David Henderson, Paul Henderson both of St. Thomas and Elizabeth Johnstone (Jeff Boughner) of London; grandchildren Stephanie Marshall, Melissa Marshall both of Sarnia, Kayla Congdon of Thunder Bay, Timothy Johnstone (Tammy Macdonald) of Kingston; and his four legged friend Razor.  Gord was born November 27, 1925 in Lynn Massachusetts.  He moved to Canada in 1927 residing in Lindsay, Ontario.  In 1931 he moved to Temiscaming, Quebec where he joined the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve and served on the H.M.C.S. Orillia and Port Hope.  After the war he married Louise Keillor in 1950 and in 1951 started his career in railroading, working for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway for 35 years.  Gord enjoyed volunteering at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Emergency Department for 15years, the Boy Scouts for 25 years and the Elgin County Railway Museum since it’s inception.  Visitation will be held at Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Wednesday July 21, 2010 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm, where the funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11:00 am.  Interment in Union Cemetery.  If desired, donations to the Lung Association or the Elgin County Railway Museum would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family at

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