Gordon Oke

Gordon Melvin Oke of R.R. #6 Alvinston passed away peacefully in his 93rd year,  on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at Meadow Park in Chatham.  Born in Brooke Township. Gordon was the son of the late Darwin and Margaret (McLean) Oke. Beloved husband for 57 years to Evelyn Oke (2018).  Loving father of Robert (Jo) and Linda. Predeceased by siblings Margaret Jones,  Malcolm Oke,  Catherine Sayers, Clarence, Donald, Russell and Sam Oke.  Loving uncle to Lloyd Jones, Richard Jones (predeceased), John Jones (predeceased), Laurene Van Erp (Jones) (predeceased), William Jones,  Sheila Tiernay (Oke), Paul Oke (predeceased), Laura Welsh (Oke) (predeceased) Arthur Oke and Dwayne Sayers.    

He will be missed by his Burns Mosa congregation, extended family and many friends. Congregation, family and friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home,  172 Symes Street, Glencoe on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.  Private Funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 30th at Burns Mosa Presbyterian Church.  Rev. Michael Burns officiating.  Interment Alvinston Cemetery.  

Memorial donations may be made to Burns Mosa Presbyterian Church or Children’s Aid Society of London and Middlesex (Bright Future Bursary Fund or Hopes and Dreams Fund). Due to COVID restrictions, visitation is limited to a specific number of guests. Only those with an appointment will be allowed in. Pre-registration is required for EVERYONE. Masks and social distancing from the family and those around them is also required.

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