Donald Gordon Thomas, retired RCAF, flight instructor and bush pilot passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017, at age 85. Predeceased by his mother Beatrice (nee Thompson), father James, two siblings and his infant son, Ian. Survived by five brothers, six sisters and their spouses, his children, Lauralee Larose (Yves), Craig (Kim), and Kirk (Kyoung Hee), their mother Lois and his grandchildren Lucie, Spencer and Moon Young. Memorial Service to be held at St. Andrew’s United Church, Cumberland, Ontario, Friday, July 28, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Wishing you clear skies Dad. Special thanks to his friends Sheryl and Bob, Ray, Richard and Catherine as well as to the doctors and nurses at Health Sciences North. For those wishing, donations made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.