Gavin Bearhead

Obituary of Gavin William Bearhead

May 25, 1985 - Ponoka, Alberta

January 2, 2023 - Calgary, Alberta


It is with profound sadness we announce that Gavin peacefully passed away on Monday, January 2, 2023 in Calgary, AB.


Our beloved son, brother, father, uncle Gavin AKA Boo Boo (Boops) is survived by his common-law partner Sheena Smalleyes, three children Layla, Skylnne, and Vijay; biological mother Shirley Ann, siblings Sean (Wynona), Arnold (Kayla), Natasha (Graham), Ivan and Kiara (Michael); aunts Gloria-Jean, Annabelle, Rachel, Pauline, Dianna, Gaylene (Frank Jr.), and Doyletta (Leon); and grandpa Clifford Twoyoungmen.


Gavin is predeceased by his maternal and paternal grandparents, Stoney and Clara Bearhead, Arthur and Alice Twoyoungmen; father Gavin Twoyoungmen, son Ilya, brothers Stoney Bearhead, Phoenix Bearspaw, uncles Leslie, Lawrence, Eric, William, Calvin Bearhead, Brian Twoyoungmen and aunts Shirley Bernice and Lena Bearhead.


Gavin was born on May 25, 1985 in Ponoka, AB. He had a love and passion for playing golf, hockey, Texas Hold’em Poker, baseball, and floor hockey. There was never a dull moment with Gavin, he was such a jokester when he was around his family and friends.


Gavin worked at Chiniki Gas Bar as a gas jockey, security, and carpentry and later advanced towards pipeline work. He enjoyed singing with Krazy Creek at powwows throughout Canada.


Gavin will be deeply missed and be remembered by all his immediate and extended family members and friends.


Wake Services will be held at the residence of Frank and Gayleen Kaquitts (Morley, AB) on Monday, January 9, 2023. Funeral Services will be held at Morley Gymnasium (Morley, AB) on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Bearspaw Cemetery (Morley, AB). Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed here.


In living memory of Gavin Bearhead, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Cochrane, 369 Railway Street, Cochrane, AB T4C 2E2, Telephone: 403-932-4740.

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