Leonard C. Gordon
Age 82, died Saturday, December 23, 2006 at the Sullivan Health Care Center, Sullivan, IL. Survived by daughter, Sharon (Ron) Jack; three sons, Randy, John (Barb), Alan (Brenda) Gordon. Seven grandchildren, Jimi McDonald, Denise (Brian) Gooder, Jefferi (Melissa) McDonald, Heather Jack, Kevin Gordon, Toni Gordon, and Jamie Gordon; five great grandchildren, Breanna Taylor, Tyra Jack-Braud, Jefferi McDonald Jr., Devin McDonald, and Dylan Gooder. Sister Merylin Ferson, sister-in-law, Betty Jean Griffith, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy (Smith) Gordon; parents, Charles and Ida (Baldwin) Gordon; a daughter, Vicki McDonald; six brothers, Harley, William, Robert, Chester (Mike), Lester (Andy), Donald; and a sister, Ruby.
He was born February 16, 1924 in Henderson County, a Joliet resident since 1964, retired from Material Service in Lockport after 26 years. Member of Belmont A. C., Ingalls Park A. C., American Legion Band Boosters, and a volunteer at Joliet Bicentennial Park. Leonard enjoyed gardening, watching birds and squirrels, and his grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 28, 2006 at 10 a.m. at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. Interment Peniel Cemetery, Aledo, IL on Friday, 11 a.m. Memorials to Community Health Care, Sullivan, IL, Sullivan Health Care Center, Sullivan, IL, or Joliet American Legion Band Scholarship Fund would be appreciated.
1500 Black Rd. near Midland
Created by: Paula Berry Nelson
Record added: Dec 27, 2006
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