Robertson, David George - It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the sudden passing of David George Robertson at University Hospital in London on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 in his 68th year. Beloved husband for 44 years to Gerdina (Van Doorn). Cherished father of Jeff (Leann) Robertson, Dana Robertson (Nicholas Hogg) and Michael Robertson. He will be sadly missed by his treasured grandchildren Evan, Kate, and Sophia Robertson-Hogg, and Nish, Austin, and Adriana Robertson. Recently predeceased by his parents Kenneth and Betty Robertson of Wheatley. Survived by his mother-in-law Wilhelmina Van Doorn of Sarnia. Cherished brother to Michael Robertson and Janet Shaban (Alex), sister-in-law Wilma Donkers (Bert), sister-in-law Tammy Gilbert (David) and uncle to Brandy Young (Kris), Shawn Robertson, Kim Nisbet Shaban, Kenneth Shaban, Ryan Donkers (Stephanie) and Chris Donkers. David was born in Wheatley, Ontario and worked for 18 years at Ontario Hydro in Sarnia before moving to manage hydro utility companies in Wallaceburg, Vaughan, and then Niagara-on-the-Lake. After retiring, David moved with Gerdina to enjoy his dream property on Raven Lake. He then settled in London, Ontario with Gerdina to be closer to his cherished family. Visitors will be received from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, October 9 at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James Street at Richmond, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, October 10th at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the London Health Sciences Foundation. Online condolences can be made at www.harrisfuneralhome.ca.
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