SMART Gordon William (Slick), aged 84 years, of St. Helen Auckland, suddenly, October 30, surrounded by his loving family. A beloved husband of Vera, devoted dad to David, Ian, Alison, Ruth, Lynne, Christopher and his beloved dog Jake, also dear granda, great-granda and brother. Will friends please meet for service in the Wear Valley Crematorium, Coundon, at 1:30pm, on Wednesday November 13. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu may be left at the crematorium for the Devonshire House Residents Fund. Following the service all are welcome for refreshments at West Auckland Club.