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Wayne Gretzky delivers emotional eulogy at father Walter’s funeral – ‘He was a remarkable man’ – ESPN

Delivering an emotional eulogy at his father’s funeral service on Saturday, Wayne Gretzky said his family spent the past few weeks of Walter Gretzky’s life “sitting…

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BRANTFORD, Ontario — Walter Gretzky’s family thought the end was coming quickly in the middle of February.
The father of hockey’s greatest player had suffered a serious hip injury and, after battling Parkinson’s disease and other health issues in recent years, his time — something Walter was always willing to give both friends and strangers — appeared to be running short.
“But he had a love for life and he didn’t want to leave,” Wayne Gretzky said during an emotional eulogy on Saturday. “We were…

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