Gordon Elgin Giles

Gordon Elgin Giles

Seldovia resident Gordon Elgin Giles, 81, went to be with the Lord on July 16, 2021, at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 24, at Seldovia Cemetery. A potluck will follow at the Seldovia Bible Chapel.

Gordon was born Nov. 4, 1939, in Okanogan, Washington. He later moved to Seldovia to follow his dad’s footsteps as a commercial fisherman.

He was known as a jack of all trades, fixing things and helping others when needed. He loved and served the Lord faithfully.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Carlena; his five children, Tina Haugstad of Olney, Montana, Virginia Johnson, Mark Giles, Gordon A. Giles and Kay Huff all of Soldotna; sister, Peggy Boscacci of Stockton, California.

Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.

More in Community

Town Crier

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District requests input from staff, parents and… Continue reading

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting… Continue reading

May Fekete's portrait by Sarah Lewis is one of the photographs in the exhibit, "Pandemic Portraits," on display through Sept. 19, 2021, at Land's End Resort in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Lewis and Affinity Films)
Art briefs

‘Pandemic Portraits’ is at Land’s End Resort An exhibit by 15 photographers… Continue reading

Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)
School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

The poster for "Summer of Soul," showing at the 17th annual Homer Documentary Film Festival. (Photo provided)
Roll ‘em: DocFest returns for 17th year

Homer Documentary Film Festival returns with COVID-19 precautions and a solid line up of films.

Mama Mona, Lakshmi, Georgia and Lil’ Stripe (Photo courtesy of Alaska Mindful Paws)
Pets of the week: Mama Mona, Lakshmi, Georgia and Lil’ Stripe

It’s been over two months and Mama Mona, Lakshmi, Georgia and Lil’… Continue reading

The Alaska Grown logo.
Homer Farmers Market: Don’t write off the market just yet

Late summer crops are coming in at the Homer Farmers Market.

Recover, the 18th annual Burning Basket, starts to burn on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Best Bets

The Burning Basket has been transformed into heat and light. In fields… Continue reading

The masthead for the Homer Weekly News.
Years Ago

Homer happenings from years past

Most Read