Obituary of Charles Anthony “Tony” Gordon ~ 2009
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Charles Anthony “Tony” Gordon, 75, of Marion, NC went home to be with the Lord Saturday January 10, 2009. He was born February 3, 1933 in McDowell County, NC to the late Willie Evelyn Gordon. He was a member of Refuge Baptist Church. In addition to his mother, he is also preceded in death by his brother Sidney Gordon.
Surviving are his wife Christine Ray Gordon of the home, one daughter Cathy Lee Comar of Marion, NC; two sisters Frances Carswell and Diana Greene, both of Marion, NC; two grandchildren Sonya Comar and Emerald Comar of Marion, NC, and two great-grandchildren Sydnie Carter and Levi Carter of Marion, NC.
Services were held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday January 13, 2009 at McCall Memorial Chapel at Kirksey Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronnie Gentry officiating. Burial followed at McDowell Memorial Park. The family received friends Monday January 12, 2009 at Kirksey Funeral Home from 6-7:00 PM.
Flowers are welcome and appreciated, but memorials may be made to: Refuge Baptist Church Mission Fund 946 Clear Creek Rd. Marion, NC 28752. Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion will be assisting the family. Words of comfort may be shared with the Gordon family at www.mem.com.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday January 14, 2008 Volume 15 #2