VeteranGerald Gordon

Gerald R. Gordon, 52, of Browning, died at 7:28 p.m. Monday, June 19, 2000, at St. John's Medical Center in Springfield.

He was born July 29, 1947, in Pekin, a son of Robert and June Rebman Gordon. He married Georgeann Lancaster Trone on May 9, 1982, at the United Methodist Church in Browning. She survives.

Also surviving are his parents of Pekin; three sons, Ryan Gordon at home, Scott Trone (and Angie) of Frederick, Steven Trone (and Sally) of Rushville; four granddaughters; and one brother, Robert C. Gordon.

He was preceded in death by one sister.

A Navy veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, he was a member of Schuyler American Legion Post #4. He was an electrician at Caterpillar Inc. in East Peoria, working from August 1965 to April 1999. He also was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

Services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Rushville with Revs. Scott Henley and Mike Courson officiating. Burial will be in the Messerer Cemetery near Frederick where military services will be conducted by his Legion.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville.

Memorials may be given to the Ryan Gordon Education Fund, C/O Rushville State, Bank, Rushville, IL.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/21/2000

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