Richard Gordon

August 13, 1930January 5, 2019

We are deeply saddened to inform you of the passing of Richard (Dick) Gordon, a member of Admirals Cove for 32 years. A past Commodore of the Admirals Cove Yacht Club and an active participant in club life, Dick will be remembered fondly for his friendly and outgoing personality. A retired executive from the electronics industry, Richard is a founding member and past chairman of the FAU Wilkes Honors College Advisory Board and has been a member of numerous board committees for FAU. He has generously supported programs for both faculty and students, including founding the Dian Gordon Memorial Honors Scholarship (named for his late wife) and the Richard and Dian Gordon Honors Scholarship. Donation/s in Dick's memory can be made to: The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Grand Central Station PO Box 4777 New York, NY 10163 800-708-7644

Services will be held Wednesday January 9, 2019 11:00 am at the I.J. Morris at Star of David Cemetery 9321 Memorial Park Rd. West Palm Beach, Fl 33412.

The family will accept visitors in the Upper Lounge of the Club at Admirals Cove Beginning at 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm on Wednesday after the funeral services and again on Thursday January 10, 2019 from 4:00-7:00 pm in the Upper Lounge of the East Clubhouse.

We offer our deepest condolences to Dick's children, their spouses, children, family, and all of Dick's many friends in Admirals Cove and beyond.


  • Douglas (Alison) Gordon, Son
  • Steven (Lori) Gordon, Son
  • Madeline Gordon, Granddaughter
  • Jonathan Gordon, Grandson
  • Jennifer Gordon, Granddaughter
  • Rachel Gordon, Granddaughter
  • Herbert Gordon, Father
  • Caroline Greenwald, Mother


  • Chapel Service Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Richard Gordon

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Maxine Barr

January 10, 2019

Mr. G: you will be sorely missed by so many. Remembering all your kindnesses to me and others. RIP Dick. Love Max