Robert Lee Gordon, Jr.
Posted by: Bob Reed (
Date: August 16, 2011 04:55PM

GORDON, JR. PILOT MOUNTAIN Robert Lee Gordon, Jr Aug 16, 1940 - Aug 15, 2011

Mr. Robert Lee Gordon Jr., loving husband, father, grandfather & friend, age 70, of Pilot Mountain, died Monday, August 15, 2011 at Forsyth Medical Center. He was born August 16, 1940 in Surry County to the late Robert Lee Gordon Sr. & Gradie Alma Mabe Gordon. Mr. Gordon was an airline mechanic, maintenance and operation instructor and a supervisor of ground training at Piedmont Airlines & US. Airways.

He was a member of First Baptist Church of Pilot Mountain and had a deep love for God. He is survived by his wife, Mary Kost Gordon of the home; daughter: Andrea Gordon Kittrell; Pilot Mountain, NC; son: Robert W. Gordon; Atlanta, GA; granddaughter: Jessica C. Barker; Pilot Mountain, NC; sisters: Beverly & husband Steve Gwaltney; Pilot Mountain, NC and Becky Gordon; Pilot Mountain, NC; brother: Homer & wife Gaye Gordon; Pilot Mountain, NC; sisters-in-law: Hallie Gordon; Pilot Mountain, NC and Linda & husband Dave Cotts; VA; and brother-in-law: Ray Vogler; Pinnacle, NC. In addition to his parents,

Mr. Gordon was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Catherine Gordon; sisters, Beatrice "Bea" Gordon Pell & Bernice Gordon Vogler and brother, Harlie Gordon. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at First Baptist Church of Pilot Mountain, conducted by Rev. Eugene Sherrill & Rev. Will Eads with interment to follow at the Pilot Mountain City Cemetery. Mr. Gordon will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 from 6:00P.M. - 8:00P.M. at Howell-Nelson Funeral Service of Pilot Mountain. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to National Foundation of Cancer Research, 4600 East West Hwy, Suite 525, Bethesda, MD 20814. Online condolences may be made at www.

Published in Winston-Salem Journal on August 16, 2011

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