William Gordon CheyneBMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7351.1458/c (Published 15 June 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1458
Former general practitioner Stonehouse (b 1933; q London 1959), died from multiple myeloma on 9 January 2002.
After qualifying at the West London Hospital, Gordon did three years in the Royal Canadian Army Corps. He returned to England in 1963 and, after an obstetric job in Southampton, joined a general practice in Woodley, Reading. He entered a singlehanded practice in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, in 1975. After retiring in 1997, he became a county councillor but had to retire last year because of illness. He leaves a wife, Beth; six children; and 11 grandchildren.