RIP: Gordon Box

It is with sadness we announce the passing of former OTA Board member Gordon Box. Gord was a long serving member of the OTA Board of Directors. He was dedicated to improving the image of the trucking industry and was a tireless advocate and supporter of OTA policy and membership initiatives. Family and friends will be received at Oakview Funeral Home, 56 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville on Wednesday, August 18th from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-9:00 p.m. COVID protocols will be in place. Cremation has taken place and there will be a private family funeral held Thursday, August 19th at 2:00 p.m. Livestreaming is available through www.oakviewfuneral.ca. In Gord’s memory, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

Obituary Gordon Box

It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Gordon Box. After a courageous four-year battle with cancer, Gord died peacefully, at home, in the early hours on August 13, 2021. He is survived by his cherished wife, Anne Miner and his three children. He was the beloved father of Katie (Sean), Mathew (Melissa) and Maggie (Jon) and much-loved Grandfather of Jordan, Luke and Camden. He will be greatly missed by his sister Lynn (Dale Wright), and brothers Doug (Robin Watson) and Greg (Wendy Box), his sisters-in-law Josephine Miner and Katherine (Bill Gelinas). Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Born and raised in London, Ontario, Gord lived a full and productive life. Throughout his seventy years, Gord was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and successful businessman. He was passionate about stock car racing, The Toronto Maple Leafs and Tim Hortons coffee. Gord enjoyed winters in Florida and summers in Grand Bend. He will be missed beyond measure. The family would like to thank Doctor Brian Higgins and his Primary Care Nurse, Audrey O’Hare, at the Credit Valley Oncology Department for their care and dedication. Family and friends will be received at Oakview Funeral Home, 56 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville on Wednesday, August 18th from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-9:00 p.m. COVID protocols will be in place. Cremation has taken place and there will be a private family funeral held Thursday, August 19th at 2:00 p.m. Livestreaming is available through www.oakviewfuneral.ca. In Gord’s memory, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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