Gordon D. Beekman, 58 of St. Petersburg, FL passed away April 24, 2012 at Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg, FL. He was born in Flandreau, South Dakota May 27, 1953 to George and Florence (nee Johnson) Beekman. Gordon moved to Florida in January 1979 from South Dakota where he owned a laundry service. Gordon was an avid New York Yankees fan and enjoyed collecting Yankee memorabilia. He is survived by his wife, Michelle; 2 daughters, Jessica (George) Roe, Nichole (Eric LaBanca) Beekman; a sister, Barb (Don) Sayler; 5 grandsons and several nieces and nephews.