Jordan, Victor Tyrone

Monday, January 28, 2013
Victor Jordan
Victor Jordan

Victor Tyrone Jordan, 51, of Chattanooga, died on Thursday, January 26, 2013.

Vic was a 1980 graduate of Howard High School.  He served in the United States Army from 1985 to 1988 during which time he served in Korea and was stationed in Seattle.

Vic was preceded in death by his mother, Virginia King Jordan and grandfather, Thomas Joe Jordan, Sr.

He is survived by his father, Thomas Joe Jordan, Jr.; children, Terrance, Victesha, Tempestt, Tyronesha, and Jaylon Jordan, all of Chattanooga; sisters and brothers, Demetria, Lorenzo and Derrick (Taneka) Jordan, Pamela Henderson, Tawanna (Sheldon) Marbury, Valerie (Terry) Mitchell and Kristy (Ron) Hill, all of Chattanooga; seven grandchildren; grandmother, Mildred Jordan; love of his life, Jacqueline Siller; true friend, Charles Foster; aunts, uncles, a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, in the chapel of the funeral home, with Pastor David Thomas officiating. Interment will be in National Cemetery.

The body will lie in state after noon on Wednesday, Jan. 30, and the family will receive friends from 6–7 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.


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