Passed peacefully away on Sunday, April 17, 2022, age 77 years. Left with fond and loving memories his wife of 55 years, Rosalind (nee Rideout); daughter Judy Barnes (Harold) and son Greg Scott (Melissa); grandsons Jason Barnes, Adam Barnes and Gavin Scott; brothers Eldred (Louise) and Neil; mother-in law Frances Rideout; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Roy (Zita), Rita (Cliff), Reuben (Vera), Menzel (Lorraine), Louise (Lorne), Douglas (Annie), Paulette (Craig) and Karen (Gerry); also nieces and nephews and a large circle of extended family and friends. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. Funeral service will take place in Hickey’s Memorial Chapel, Kelligrews on Thursday, April 21 at 11 am. To view the funeral service LIVE, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.com and click on LIVE. Interment in St. Peter’s Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. In the interest of public health and safety, we request that masks be worn by all guests wishing to attend the funeral service. Instead of flowers, donations in Gerald’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. To send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.com.