It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Gordon Robert Bamford at Nanaimo Regional Hospital March 7, 2016. He leaves to mourn his wife of 50 years Brenda (the love of his life), his son Greg and Geoff and grandchildren Chanel and Cole who he loved immensely along with many good friends. Gord was an avid golfer and was a member of Nanaimo golf course since 1966 and still carried his clubs around the course until his stroke Feb. 23, 2016.
He joined the Navy in 1960 and then worked at Harmac as an electrician until going back to university to get his teacher’s degree. He then worked at John Barsby and NDSS. Gord also spent many years in the beef cattle industry.
There will be a celebration of life for Gord at Nanaimo Golf Club 2800 Highland Boulevard 1pm Saturday March 12, 2016.