OBITUARY

Richard E. "Dick" Gordon

December 9, 1932April 8, 2021

Richard E. “Dick” Gordon, 88, of Fort Wayne passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2021. He was born on December 9, 1932 in Fort Wayne, a son of the late James and Madeline (Wynkoop) Gordon. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked at Rogers Markets for 40 years before retiring in 1995. During his retirement, he drove for the Noble County Council on Aging. He was a member at the South Milford United Methodist Church and the Lions Club. In his free time, he enjoyed the lake life, fishing, and golfing. Surviving family include his daughter, Jean (Gregg) Nix of Fort Wayne; granddaughter, Stacey (Fred) Maler of Connecticut; great-grandsons, Austin and Nathan Maler; daughter, Janet (Tim) Sunderland; grandchildren, Ian Cook of New Haven, Heather Shanks of Bluffton, Indiana, and Kevin (Rebecca) Sunderland of Fort Wayne; great-grandchildren, Layla and Izayah Cook, Madeline, Ashlyne, and Gracelynne Shanks, and Julianna and Zoe Sunderland; and siblings, Virginia Hill and Thomas and Donald Gordon. He was preceded in death by his cherished wife of 69 years, Eva (Johnson) Gordon who passed in November of 2020; and brother, James Gordon. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at Greenlawn Funeral Home, 6750 Covington Rd., Fort Wayne with visitation one hour prior. The service will be a celebration of both Eva and Richard’s lives. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to South Milford United Methodist Church or Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana.

  • DONATIONS

  • South Milford United Methodist Church
  • Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, April 13, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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Jerry and Svoboda

April 11, 2021

our thoughts go to your family known dick many years was super valu truck driver also would see him in kendallville great freind know you will miss him so jerry and ruth svoboda

Sandy Schwalm

April 11, 2021

Jean and Janet, I am sorry to read about your dad. I have a lot of memories of both your dad and mom. You are in my thoughts.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY