September 15, 1933 – May
– Gordon, 75, died Sunday in Stayton. He was born in Santa
Monica, CA. Gordon grew up in Venice, CA and moved Novato, CA.
in 1969 before moving to Gates in 2003. He served in the US Army
during the Korean War. Gordon worked as a General Manager for
GTE for 33 years.
married Julia Petty on February 17, 1956 in Los Angeles, CA, she
preceded him in death in 2002. While living in Novato, Gordon
served as president of the Rotary Club and the Chamber of
Commerce. He also served as president of the North Marin
Breakfast Club in Marin County. After moving to Gates, Gordon
volunteered at the Stayton/Sublimity Chamber of Commerce. He
raced Jalopies in his younger years and loved to watch Nascar
and football and he also enjoyed reading.
is survived by his daughter: Brenda Marshall of Petaluma, CA and
Rodney Lee of Gates; Grandchildren: Kaitlin Glass, Brogan Lee,
Billy Marshall, Julian Lee and Hannah Lee, and his 2 beloved
cats Cali and Mommy Kitty. He was preceded in death by his
daughter Kathy Glass in 1984.
services will be held Saturday, June 6, 2009 at 11:00 at Valley
Memorial Park in Novato, CA. Serving the family North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.