|Birth: ||Jun. 2, 1925|
|Death: ||Feb. 2, 2006|
Norton S. GORDON, 80, Liberal, KS, died Thursday (Feb 2) at his home.
He was born June 2, 1925 in Texas County, OK, the son of James H. & Lila I Kimble Gordon. He attended school at Baker, OK. Norton was a veteran of World War II, U S Army Co A 14th Armored Infantry Battalion, serving in Italy, Rome Arno, North Apennines and Po Valley, being awarded numerous ribbons and medals including 3 Bronze Stars, later serving in the Kansas
National Guard Battery "B" 161 Armored FA BN, Liberal for seventeen years.
Norton was employed by Beech Aircraft for eighteen years in the
maintenance department, and was a welder at the Tradewind Industries. He was a machinist at National Beef Packing Co. for seventeen years, retiring in 1987. On August 8, 1953, he married Kathryn Eaton Conley at Clayton, NM, she survives.
In addition to his wife Kathryn; he is survived by four sons, Keith Gordon, Prairie Grove, AR; Lex Gordon and wife Marla, Guymon, OK; Lynton Conley and wife Sandra, Burleson, TX; Doyle Conley and wife Suzy, Bryant, AR; three daughters, Kathy Gordon, Prairie Grove, AR; Mary Coffee and husband Jim, Dodge City, KS; Janetta Keller and husband Burl, Turpin, OK; three brothers, Larry Kyle Gordon
, Forgan, OK; Ernest Gordonand wife
June, Liberal, KS; Mervin Gordon and wife Maxine, Clara, OK;
three sisters, Marjorie Spady and husband Leonard, Liberal, KS;
Loretta Krieger, Hooker, OK; Sandra Kelso and husband Wayne, Colorado Springs, CO; fifteen grandchildren, thirty-three great-grandchildren
and six great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, one sister, son Gordon Conley, and a grandson Jason Lyndel Conley . Funeral services were conducted 10:30 A.M. Monday at the Miller Chapel with Tim Britton presiding.
Interment was held in the Restlawn Memorial Gardens with military honors. The family suggests that memorials be sent to the Liberal Home Health
& Hospice in care of the mortuary.
He was joined in heaven by his granddaughter Pepper Dawn Keller on August 21, 2007 and his grandson Lynton Rene Hamby on February 10,2012.
Created by: Mary
Record added: Jul 23, 2008
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Added: May. 25, 2014
Thank you Daddy|
Added: Jun. 16, 2013
I love you daddy. Tomorrow is your birthday. Mom is doing ok. We miss seeing you .|
Added: Jun. 1, 2013
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