James 'Silent' Gordon
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McLEAN -- James William "Silent" Gordon
Jr., 64, of McLean, died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at 9:04 a.m. at
OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Saturday at
Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta. His funeral
will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with
Tony Billingsley officiating.
Burial will be in
He was born Aug. 4, 1944, in McLean to James
William Sr. and Velma Smith Gordon. He married
Dorothy Carlin on Feb. 23, 1963.
He is survived by his wife; his children, April
(and Jerry) Lewis of Lincoln, Marvin (and Shari)
Gordon of McLean, Candy (and Richard) Anderson of
Loganville, Ga., Diana Gordon of McLean, Patricia
Gordon of Heyworth, and Tonya Gordon of McLean; four
sisters, Kathryn Marlett of McLean, Irene (and Ben)
Melton of McLean, Louise Tuggle of Clinton and
Connie (Paul) Moran of McLean; one brother, Paul
(and Janet) Gordon of Atlanta; 12 grandchildren; and
He was preceded in death by his parents; two
brothers, Charles "Bussy" Gordon and Cecil Gordon;
and one great-grandson, Michael Gabriel Odom.
Memorials may be made to the family.
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