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January 6, 2018

Gordon Leslie Ribey died suddenly at Grey Bruce Health Services, Southampton, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in his 92nd year. Loving husband of Ruth (Johnson) for almost 70 years. Predeceased by his son, Douglas (1984). Proud grandfather of Scott and his wife, Liliana; and Jeffrey and his wife Rhian; and great-grandfather of Fletcher, Maria, Erika, and Owen. He will be sadly missed by his daughter-in-law, Solveig. Dear brother of Norma Dunlop, Betty George, George, and Rodney and his wife, Karen. Predeceased by his sister, Alma Virtue; and by his parents, Elmer and Pearl (Maas) Ribey. Gordon was a well-known auctioneer, and farmed for most of his life in Underwood, raising pure-bred Aberdeen Angus cattle. Friends will be received at the T.A. Brown Funeral, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin, 519-832-2222, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral will be held at the Port Elgin United Church, 840 Bruce Street, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Janet MacDonald officiating. Memorial donations to the Wesley United Church would be appreciated by the family.