Gordon Lee Flynn
September 4, 1929 – January 4, 2019
FLYNN, GORDON LEE, age 89 of Trussville, went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 4, 2019. He was preceded in death by his son, Jeffrey Brian Flynn; and sister, Susan Maddox. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mamie Flynn; daughters, Martha Jane Buck (Frank) and Leslie Colleen Camp (Rodney); brother, James Bruce Flynn (Gail); grandchildren, Rachel Buck Flowers (Bill), Ashley Buck, Kerri Buck Stephen (Doug), Whitney Camp Lugo (Troy) and Lindsey Camp; great-grandchildren, Gabby and Lucy Flowers, Alli and Evva Stephen, and Raleigh and Cason Lugo; and several nieces and nephews. Gordon graduated from Ensley High School and Auburn University. He also served in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Roosevelt during the Korean War as a fighter pilot, serving in the Tophatters squadron. He was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Trussville and a prominent citizen of Trussville having served as a volunteer firefighter, on the city council, Trussville Utilities Board from 1972-2017 serving as Chairman for many of those years, chaired the Bi-Centennial Committee of Trussville, and worked towards raising funds for many city projects. Gordon also served on the Auburn University Engineering Council. He retired as CEO of Hardie-Tynes Manufacturing. He was a member of The Masonic Lodge, Rotary and several other organizations. Gordon was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who will be greatly missed. His family will celebrate his life on Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 10-11 at Ridout’s Trussville Chapel with his service beginning at 11 AM. Burial will follow at Trussville City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Shriners Hospitals.
- Celebration of Life Thursday, January 10, 2019
- Funeral Service Thursday, January 10, 2019
Gordon Lee Flynn
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MaryBeth (Gosa) Parker
January 4, 2019
Mamie, Martha & Leslie and Bruce,
I am deeply sorry for the loss of Gordon. He always had a big smile, a great sense of humor along with great story to tell. I loved listening to him talk about our family lineage and showing pictures from years past at our reunions. He will be greatly missed. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Mary Beth & Bob