William Robert Gordon, 85, of Ferris Court, Plattsburgh, NY passed away on Friday October 28, 2022 at UVM Medical Center in Burlington, VT. He was born in Burlington, VT on July 26, 1937, the son of Howard and Elizabeth Gordon.
William joined the United States Air Force in 1954, retired from active duty in 1980 from Plattsburgh Air Force Base. After retiring he returned to Plattsburgh Air Force base as a civilian, working in traffic management. William also worked as the School Crossing Guard at Oak Street School. He was a member of the VFW and American Legion. William enjoyed bowling and was a golden glove boxer. He enjoyed spending time with his family and traveling with them.
He was predeceased by his parents and a brother Rodney Hazen.
William is survived by his wife of 65 years Kay Gordon, they were married on January 30, 1956, three children; Donna Polynice of Plattsburgh, Debra Gordon of West Chazy and Robert Gordon of FL, seven grandchildren; Elizabeth, Stephen, Katie, Rickey, Kristy, Stacey and William, several great grandchildren, a brother Roger, a sister Brenda, several nieces and nephews also survive him.
Calling hours will be held on Friday November 4, 2022 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the Brown Funeral Home in Plattsburgh. A funeral service will follow at 6:00 pm in the Brown Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service will be celebrated on Saturday November 5, 2022 at 9:00 am at St. Peter’s Cemetery with full military honors.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901, (518) 561-3980. Online condolences may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com.