Bobby Lee Gordon, son of the late Lester Gordon and Irene Markland Gordon, was born on Dec., 16, 1932, in Dexter, Mo., and died Dec., 26, 2011, at the age of 79.
Mr. Gordon was a former truck driver for Gibson Lime Co. in Dexter, a veteran of the United States Army and a resident of Dexter.
He was united in marriage to Rosie Conner on July 2, 1951, in Piggot, Ark. Mrs. Gordon preceded him in death on July 21, 2010.
He is survived by two sons, Glenn Gordon of Clarkton, Mo., and Danny Gordon of Cameron, N.C.; by one daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Rod Brillhart of Dexter, Mo.; by one brother, Jimmy Gordon of Dexter; four sisters, Jeannie Pry and Mary Jo Skaggs, both of Bloomfield, Mo., Norma Taylor of Sikeston, Mo., and Glenda Sue Koser of Jacksonville, Ark.; by five grandchilren and four great-grandchildren; and by two special friends, David and Ramona Looney.
Visitation took place at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo., from noon until 2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec., 28, 2011.
Funeral services were then conducted at 2 p.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. David Looney officiating.
Interment will follow in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo.