John Gordon Obituary

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In Memory of

John Aaron Gordon

October 8, 1917 - June 1, 2011
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John A. Gordon, 93, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2011. Visitation will be held Monday June 6, 2011 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home on Highland Colony Pkwy with the funeral Services and interment following at 11 a.m. John was born October 8, 1917 in Crystal Springs, MS. After graduating from Central High School in Jackson in 1935, he went to work for the MS HWY Dept as an Engineer Apprentice. He was then drafted to the US Army and served in the 924 Engineer's Co., which landed on Omaha beach on D-Day. After serving his country, he became a certified engineer & spent his career as a surveyor. John...
John A. Gordon, 93, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2011. Visitation will be held Monday June 6, 2011 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home on Highland Colony Pkwy with the funeral Services and interment following at 11 a.m.

John was born October 8, 1917 in Crystal Springs, MS. After graduating from Central High School in Jackson in 1935, he went to work for the MS HWY Dept as an Engineer Apprentice. He was then drafted to the US Army and served in the 924 Engineer's Co., which landed on Omaha beach on D-Day. After serving his country, he became a certified engineer & spent his career as a surveyor.

John was most affectionately known as "Uncle" John to his closest friends & family. Uncle John was an accomplished golfer & avid outdoorsman. His most enjoyable times were spent with his wife Jean & with his friends at Camp Bucksnort.

Uncle John was preceded in death by his wife, Jean, his brother, James, & two sisters, Mildred Stewart & Viola Harrison. Uncle John is survived by a host of nieces & nephews and will be greatly missed.

Memorials may be sent to Woods, Wheels, & Water Outdoors, Inc. at 241 Shorter Road Braxton, MS 39044.

"Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time." The Staff of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home-Parkway Memorial Cemetery (Ridgeland, MS)

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