OBITUARY - Captain Darrell Gordon
C. Darrell Gordon VIRGINIA BEACH - C. Darrell Gordon passed away peacefully with family by his side Sept., 17, 2008.
He retired as a pilot from Piedmont Airlines after 36 years of service. He was an active member with the Piedmont Silver Eagles and the Old Dominion Squadron-CAF, continuing with his passion for flying.
Originally from High Point, N.C., he served in the Marine Corps and was a POW during the Korean conflict. Darrell enjoyed his motorcycle and looked forward to trips with his friends. A member of the Kings Grant Presbyterian Church, he was also a Shriner and a Mason.
He leaves behind his wife of 46 years, Donna; two sons, Mark and wife Amanda of Richmond and Kyle of Charlottesville; brother, Lacy and wife Lynda of High Point, N.C.; brothers-in-law, John and wife Jean, Bruce and wife Connie; and extended family and many, many dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Bertha A. Gordon Jones; his father, Clarence D. Gordon; and a daughter, Pamela J. Gordon.
A memorial service will be held Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. in Kings Grant Presbyterian Church on Little Neck Road in Virginia Beach.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Masonic Home for Children at Oxford, the American Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.
Cremation Society of Virginia, Virginia Beach office, is assisting the family.
Capt. Gordon's Guest Book is available here: