2011-04-02 / Obituaries

Charles Robert Gordon

Charles Robert Gordon, 91, of Glenford, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2011, at Emeritus at North Hill in Zanesville.

Robert was born June 16, 1919, in Glenford, the son of the late Charles and Nellie (Cooperrider) Gordon. He was a lifetime resident of Glenford, and was a WWII Army Air Force veteran where he served as Airplane Mechanic Gunner. Robert was a lifetime member of the Glenford Lions Club, the Somerset VFW, and the St. Paul United Church of Christ in Glenford. He retired from Central Silica after 44 years of service.

He is survived by his son, Richard (Constance) Gordon; four grandchildren; nine greatgrandchildren; and one greatgreat grandson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Gordon; brothers, Gail and Carl Gordon; and grandson, Richard Gordon, Jr.

Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 31, 2011, at the Bope-Thomas Funeral Home in Somerset where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 1, 2011 with the Rev. Beth Bateson officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery, Glenford, with Somerset American Legion providing graveside military honors.

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