Gordon, Richard Lee (Decatur)

Monday, July 13, 2020
Richard Gordon
Richard Gordon
Richard Lee Gordon, 62, of Decatur, passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2020, at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga. 

He was of the Baptist faith and an avid outdoors man. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Lloyd and Macie Gordon, sister: Linda Gordon.

Richard leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife of 33 years, Patsy Fritts Gordon of Decatur, son, Ronnie Walden of Decatur, daughter, Angel Walden of Decatur, brothers, Lloyd Gordon of Decatur, Albert “Bonnie“ Childs of Kingston, Tn., sisters, Lila Ray of Ten Mile, Sandra K. McGrail of Kingston, Francis Burns of Georgia, grandchildren, Jesse Bookout, Jasmine Roberts, Justin Bookout, great-grandchildren, Harley Bookout, Lonas Bookout, special friends: Gail and Joe Ray of Ten Mile, several nieces, nephews, and other extended family and friends.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at Maple Grove Baptist Church in Ten Mile.
   
Bowers Funeral Home is honored to serve the Gordon family.

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