|Birth: ||Sep. 18, 1963|
|Death: ||Dec. 4, 1983|
SPEC 4 U S A A S E
Gordon was born in Florida as a son to Gordon & Sandra Bryant. He was the nephew of Leo Douglas and Ida Idell Richards Bryant Richards.
He came from an old Floridian family originating back to a G, G, G, G, Grandfather Langley, who had come to Florida in 1765 at Picolata, near Jacksonville.
Gordy was the Commander of the Army JROTC unit at Riverdale High School in Ft. Myers and left to serve his country in the US Army soon after graduation, entering as an E3.
He was a helicopter mechanic and stationed at MacDill AFB in an elite hand-picked unit.
Having just completed EMT School at the University of Tampa, he was planning on becoming a paramedic upon discharge.
(This memorial for Gordy, originally created by Ken & Nancy, was graciously transferred over to Chiquita to edit and then honorably given to his father, Gordon.)
"He aspired to serve."
Ortona (Glades County)
Maintained by: Chiquita
Originally Created by: Ken & Nancy
Record added: Jun 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27346469
Gordy was a very special guy & will never be forgotten. I still miss him everyday. He has a permanent place in my heart as well as the hearts of our 'gang'. JROTC defined us then & has made us forever friends.Love ya & miss ya Gordy|
Added: Sep. 8, 2012
Thank you Gordon Paul for serving our country. You were a great honor for our Red, White and Blue. We're grateful beyond words! I'm so very sorry. May time help heal your family's hearts and soften the loss of a wonderful young man. My daughter also lo...(Read more)|
Added: Jun. 28, 2012
..this is my son and am glad that someone placed this memorial. I was extremely proud of Gordy and what he accomplished in the short time we had him with us. He was the Commander of the Army JROTC unit at Riverdale High School and went in the Army as an...(Read more)|
Added: Feb. 11, 2012
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