Gordon Elgin Watkinson passed away peacefully with his family by his side, at Belvedere Heights on Monday, June 24th, 2024. Age 93 years.

Beloved husband of Shirley for 66 years. Loving father of Brenda Haskim (Micheal); Mieke Stevenson (Curtis); Ethel Cascanette (Ed); Paul (Rose); and Peter. Dear Grandpa of Amber, Quenton, and Rena; Miles and Elliot; Alexandrea, Samantha, Vanessa, and Bradley; and Jordan and Rachel. Great Grandpa of Penelope, Jasper, Artemis, and Weston. Fondly remembered by his brothers and sisters, his nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Resting at the Logan Funeral Home, 81 James Street, Parry Sound, where friends will be received on Friday, June 28th from 11:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

Funeral Service will take place in the Logan Memorial Chapel on Friday, June 28th at 12:30 P.M.

Interment Foley Memorial Cemetery.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Arthritis Society, Belvedere Heights, or the Parry Sound Anglers and Hunters Association (donations by cheque only, please) would be appreciated.


Brenda, I am so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Sending my condolences and love. Keeping you and your family in my prayers. Love you, Clara Partridge

-Clara Partridge

My Condolences to the Family of Gordon Watkinson.

-Rolly Cascanette

My condolences to Paul, Peter and family.

-Chris Whittaker

So sorry to hear of Uncle Gord’s passing. He was an inspiration to many working forever on his farm. I always enjoyed visiting even though it meant chores. I’ll always remember at the cottage and wanting a ride home. Many hugs Aunt Shirley.

-Steve and Evelyn Donnelly

My deepest condolences to Shirley and family. Sincerely Teena 🙏❤️

-Teena Boudreault

To the Watkinson family, So sorry to hear of the loss of your husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Will keep you all in our prayers at this sad time. The Partridge Family

-Nancy Goulay-Partridge

Mieke, Brenda and family , my condolences on the loss of your dad! Renee

-Renee Karwaski

Our sincere condolences to the family. Gary and Lorna Kennedy

-Gary and Lorna Kennedy

Watkinson Family, I am deeply saddened to read of Mr. Watkinson's passing. Please accept my heartfelt sympathies. Fawn Parks

-Fawn Parks

We are sorry to hear of Gord passing away. Our condolences to all the family.

-Phil and Angie Weichel

Thinking of you and your family at this time. I know you will miss him dearly


My deepest sympathy to Shirley and Family. Sincerely Kaarina

-Kaarina Malmstrom

We are all so sad about Gordon's passing, he meant so much to us. Gordon always had a smile for us when we came up to visit, if I close my eyes I can see him now with his smiling eyes. Your entire family means the world to us, and we hope all your wonderful memories of him will get you through this. Shirley, and your entire family, we love you and miss you, Rick and Joyce.

-Rick and Joyce Vince

Shirley and family,
Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.
With warm-hearted condolences 😇
Brad & Cindy Nixon🙏

-Cindy & Brad Nixon

Miele, Brenda and family,
So sorry to hear of your father's passing. My heart and prayers are with all of you.
Kim Orr (Segula)

-Kim Orr

Our condolences to the family of Gordon Watkinson.

-Betty Cascanette and Kelly Salt

Our thoughts are with you all. Gord was a special gentleman and a wonderful guy to know. Our condolences. Carol, Randy, Ryan & Jennifer.

-Carol & Randy Heimpel