Eric Charles McPherson

February 27, 2019 14 Condolences Print Obituary

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, husband, grampie, brother & son; Eric Charles McPherson born July 14, 1946 in Glace Bay NS. He leaves behind his wife of 51 years Barbara, their daughters Wendy (Scott & daughters Mackenzie & Madison) & Terrie (Brad & son Jacob). He also leaves behind his two fur babies, Oscar & Oreo.

"Goodbyes hurt the most when the story isn’t finished". Eric fought many battles in his day but his hardest were cancer & ongoing heart problems. His story wasn't near finished…

Eric was a huge James Bond fan. He loved going to the movies. Any genre, any time! He created wonderful memories that will last a lifetime for his two granddaughters with their movie & dinner dates. Eric loved to share his many stories of his time served in the Military of 26 years and 10 years of civilian life. His mischievous smile and twinkle in his eye will be remembered by those that knew him most, his family. Although distance kept them apart it didn't take away the special moments they all shared when they were together.

We know he is proudly watching over us and we now know an angel by the name of Eric.

RIP Dad....Love your 3 girls, xoxo

  1. Dad, you left us too soon and I am going to miss you every single day. I love you so much. ..
    We will take care of Mom for you ❤
    I know you are pain free, can walk with ease, and are with Uncle Wayne.
    Until we meet again….
    Love Terrie (baby girl))
    Xoxo

  2. You’ve left a hole in our hearts Dad. I hope you’re at peace now & there is only pure joy where you are. We loved you so much. RIP Dad…?
    Love Wendy

  3. I am so sorry to hear of Eric passing. I know he was a good Man,Father,Husband,and Friend to the people who knew him for sure. Cherish the Memories and I know their will be lots of them. God Bless you Barb,and Family RIP Eric

  4. My thoughts are with you Wendy, Terry and Barbs.
    I will always remember his smile and how he had a way of making others smile.

  5. OMG,so sorry to hear this..a good friend,Army buddy,same section and tent group..RIP Eric..deepest condolences to the family…he will be missedBarry

  6. I will miss you everyday Grampie. Thank you for all the amazing times we have spent together. I love you very much, and I will always remember to watch out for the trolls under the bridge. Rest in peace Grampie, Love Mackenzie xoxo

  7. From your firm handshake every time we met and your warm smile, you were one in a million and an absolutely wonderful man. I am thankful to have known you and to have you welcome me into your family. You treated my children the way a true grandfather should. You created wonderful memories for them and for me, and because of that, you will always be in my heart and sorely missed. I am proud to call you my father-in-law.

  8. My condolences to Barb and family. Thoughts and prayers are with you all. RIP cuz

  9. RIP Eric, condolences to Eric’s family and friends.

  10. We of the Atlantic Branch of The Canadian Guards send condolences to all members of the McPherson family. I knew Reic well as we served together in days gone by. He was a good soldier and a great fellow. He will be sadly missed by all those that knew him and served with him ‘back in the day’.
    Terry Dexter

  11. Our deepest condolences to the family and friends…Eric was a great soldier and friend…He will be missed by all who knew him…He will NEVER be FORGOTTEN…Rest In Peace, My friend…See you on the parade square in Heaven….Woody & Diane

  12. I’m very sorry to hear of Eric’s passing. He was my section commander during the FLQ. I have fond memories from when he was in O company stores. He had a great sense of humour. A great man – a great soldier. My condolences to his family. RIP Pro Patria

    Paul White

  13. I was very nervous to meet you at first Eric. You made me feel very welcome into your family. I enjoyed our conversations and thank you for being a great father-in-law. Thank you for blessing me with your beautiful daughter, Terrie. I will love and cherish her as I know you have. Rest in peace.

  14. I cherish and value the memories of your wonderful family that I was made to be a part of so many years ago.
    I hope you all are coping with his loss. All these years and I still can’t come to call him Eric 🙂

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