Peacefully, at his home in Keswick on Friday, July 8, 2022, at the age of 81 years. Loving father of Melissa Smith of St. Thomas, Bobbie Lyn (Keron Richards) of London, Ontario, and the late Michael Groff (2008). Cherished Grandpa of Kyle, Zander, Austin, Taylor, and Keneisha. Dear brother of Carol Billingsley of London, Ontario, and Nancy Fudge of Campbellford. Special thanks to doctors, nurses, staff and volunteers at Southlake Regional Health Centre, and Ray and Trish Labrie, Peter and Maureen Wilcox for all their wonderful care and support. Private arrangements entrusted to the M.W. Becker Funeral Home, Keswick, Ontario. In memory of Gerry, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.