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 Elvin D. Gordon

Elvin D. Gordon

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 25 Dec 2016 (aged 95)
York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100159765 · View Source
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Elvin D. Gordon, Sr., 95, entered into rest at 12:35 a.m. on Sunday, December 25, 2016 at York Hospital. He was the loving husband of Jane E. (Kohler) Gordon. The couple celebrated 76 years of marriage on July 27, 2016.

Born September 12, 1921 in Syria, VA, Elvin was a son of the late Irven and Mildred (Richards) Gordon.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII and was the recipient of 3 bronze stars. He was inducted into Prospect Hill Cemetery Court of Valor. Elvin had 41 years of service as a welder for American Chain & Cable in York.

He was a member of the Elks Club and Pleasureville Legion Post 799.

In addition to his wife, Elvin is survived by two children, Elvin D. "Buzz" Gordon, Jr. and wife, Sue of Dover and Brenda M. Gordon of Clearwater, FL; a granddaughter, Shelby Reiber; and two great-grandchildren, Brett G. and Abby L. Reiber. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Scott M. Gordon and Christine J. Meals; five brothers; and seven sisters.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Elvin's funeral at 11 a.m. and the viewing from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Emig Funeral Home, 47 N. Queen St., Dover. Burial will follow in Prospect Hill Cemetery where veteran's honors will be presented by the York County Veterans Honor Guard. Officiating will be the Rev. Ron Susek.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of his grandson, Scott, to the Cancer Patient Help Fund, c/o York Health Foundation, 50 N. Duke St., Second Floor, York, PA 17401.

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Dec. 27, 2016


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  • Created by: Corey & Douglas Marshall-Steele
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100159765
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elvin D. Gordon (12 Sep 1921–25 Dec 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100159765, citing Prospect Hill Cemetery, York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Corey & Douglas Marshall-Steele (contributor 47477063) .