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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Gordon at the Warkworth Place Nursing Home on Sunday, August 13th, 2017, in his 90th year.  Loving son of the late Wallace and Etta Nodwell of Guelph.  Beloved husband of Jessie (nee Borthistle) who was at his side for 64 years.  Adored father of children, David ( Ruth Harnden Nodwell), Tina (Bill Long), and Paul (Carrie Loring).  Proud grandfather of Jonathan (Mellisa Geleynse) & Amy (Will Mitter), Ethan & James, and great-grandfather to Jordan and Adelynn. Dear brother of Ed Nodwell (the late Joan Nodwell), and sister, Joan Trathen (Bill Trathen).  Gordon is also remembered by his many nieces, nephews, and close friends.  
 
Gordon was a theologian, writer, religious scholar and passionate speaker who touched the lives of many in the varied places that he worked throughout his remarkable career. His life was deeply rooted in ethics – gleaned from extensive reading and working with others. His gentle spirit, wisdom, generosity and faith served as an inspiration to all who came to know him.  Whether in the church or the halls of academia, it can be fairly said that that he was one man who truly walked the walk.  He was a student of the human condition and an advocate for the single most important product of life – Love.
 
In keeping with Gordon’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  A memorial service will be held at Eglinton St. George’s United Church, 35 Lytton Blvd, Toronto on Saturday August 26th, 2017 at 1 PM.  Ashes will be interred at Huxley Cemetery, Erin at a later date.  If desired, in lieu of flowers as an expression of sympathy, donations to Parkinson Canada would be appreciated by the family.  Arrangements entrusted in the care of Weaver Family Funeral Home, 77 Second St., Campbellford.  On-line guest book and condolences at www.weaverfuneralhomes.com