Edward Gordon Morley
July 17, 1930 - June 10, 2020
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Edward (Ed) Gordon Morley on June 10, 2020 at the age of 89 years. He is survived and sadly missed by his loving wife Elizabeth of 67 years, son David (Andrea) of Edmonton, son Raymond (Josephine) of Moncton, New Brunswick, grandchildren Tangraya (Devon), Jennifer, Thomas and Cameron, great-granddaughter Rebecca, as well as all of his other family members, friends and military comrades who he was so proud of.
Ed will always be remembered as a kind and loving man who served his country with valour and pride, and enjoyed his continuing association with his comrades. A celebration of life with be held at a later date.
Ed was predeceased by his parents, three brothers and one sister.
Ed was raised in St. Catharines, Ontario where he attended high school and enlisted in the Canadian army. He served with valour and pride with Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry until wounded in action in Korea. Ed was also a qualified paratrooper.
Transferring to the RCASC, he served in many locations in Canada as well as a tour of duty in Laos (1965) and Germany (1969-71). Retiring from the army in 1973, he was employed with the Animal Health Division of Alberta Agriculture and retired in 1989. Ed was an avid reader and loved to read a good book while camping with the family in his motorhome or relaxing on the beaches of Hawaii, Mexico and Cuba. He loved attending military functions and enjoyed his 3 revisits to Korea with his son David. He was a perfect husband, father and friend and will be sadly missed by all who knew him, including his faithful puppy Spencer, and his special niece Ethelyn of St. Catharines, Ontario.
Our thanks to everyone who looked after Ed during his illness.
Loving and Missing You Forever, Your Loving Wife Elizabeth and Family