James K. Gordon

May 31, 1943December 30, 2013

JAMES K. GORDON, SR. age 70 of Knoxville, passed away Monday, December 30, 2013 at Summit View of Lake City. He was a member of Wallace Memorial Baptist Church and a Navy Veteran. He retired from Bi Lo Supermarket. Survived by wife, Lisa M. Gordon; sons, James K. Gordon, Jr. (Alma), Tony L. Gordon (Sandy), Tracy E. Gordon (Brenda) and Travis S. Gordon (Mallory); daughter, Kelly G. Kanipe (James); grandchildren, Alexis, James III, Christopher, Laura, Thomas, Daniel and Addison; 5 siblings. The family will receive friends 5-7 pm Monday at Wallace Memorial Baptist Church with the service to follow at 7 pm. Dr. Mike Boyd officiating. Family and friends will meet at 1:15 pm Tuesday at The Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery on John Sevier for a 1:30 pm interment. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial donations to either The Pat Summitt Foundation 625 Market Street, Suite 1400, Knoxville, TN 37902 or Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc. East TN Office, 5801 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919. You may share condolences at Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home.


  • Visitation Monday, January 6, 2014
  • Funeral Service Monday, January 6, 2014

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January 7, 2014

Lisa, we saw the sad news in the paper and our hearts break for you and the family; for the empty spot left in your hearts. Our memories of you and of James worshipping with us at Callahan Road are so sweet and fresh in our minds. Know that you are in our prayers. What joy we feel knowing that he is in God's presence! Larry and Linda Jones

January 7, 2014

Our prayers are with you
Scott and Janis Hariman

Tiffany Norton

January 6, 2014

Lisa, I am so sorry for your loss. Kelly, you, and the rest of your family are in my prayers. Do not hesitate to call if you need anything. Love you!!!!

danny norton,Sr. and family

January 6, 2014

So sorry to hear about your loved one,you are in our prayers ,we are here for you if you need anything.

The Staff of Weaver Funeral Home

January 6, 2014

With deepest sympathy, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

JD and Aimee McCall

January 6, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Gordon family.

Allen and Andrea Hill

January 6, 2014

Allen and I were heartbroken to hear of Jimmy's passing. May God comfort you during this difficult time.

Cindy weaver

January 4, 2014

Lisa, my prayers go out to you and your family. I love you dearly.

January 3, 2014

So sorry , with my heart and prayers deeply Lisa, Travis and Kelly. Jim will be missed . Love ya all Janice and Darryl

January 3, 2014

So sorry to hear of Mr. Gordon's passing. He was a delightful person. Jennifer Truan