Gordon MacLeod

Obituary of Gordon MacLeod

May 17, 1932 - Metinota, Saskatchewan

June 22, 2024 - Calgary, Alberta


Gordon MacLeod of Calgary, AB, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2024, at the age of 92 years.


Roderick Gordon MacLeod was born on May 17, 1932, in Metinota, Saskatchewan, to Blanche and Kenneth MacLeod.  His early life was spent on the family farm with his brothers and sisters, Ross, Allan, Lucie, Betty, James, Margaret, and Marlene. In his younger days, he was an avid sportsman, playing baseball and hockey.


Gordon left the farm to pursue a career in the electrical industry. His biggest accomplishments were his electrical businesses of which he founded two; Amelco Electric and TRECC Electric, both of which are successful companies still operating to this day.


Gordon started his family when he married Anne in Saskatoon. Together, they had four children: Terry, Richard (predeceased) Robert, and John. They left Saskatoon and lived in Vancouver for a time, eventually settling in Calgary.


In 1971, Gordon married Mary, and with the addition of her children, Cheryl, Lee, Michele, and Debbie, their family was complete. Mary and Gordon lived in Chestermere for several years and were active members of Lakeside Golf Club. They also enjoyed golfing in Arizona and Radium. He enjoyed watching baseball and was an avid Blue Jays fan.


Over the years, Gordon lived in Nanaimo, Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna, and Slave Lake.


Gordon is survived by his children, Terry, Robert (Debbie), John, Cheryl, Lee (Diane), Michele, and Debbie (Don); several grandchildren, brother Allan, sisters, Margaret and Marlene, and numerous nieces and nephews.


Dad, we will miss you! Your quick wit, your biting sense of humour, and your kind and generous nature.   

As per Gordon’s request, there will be no service, and he has been cremated.


Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed with Gordon's family here.


In living memory of Gordon MacLeod, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, Calgary, AB T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.

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