Billy Gene Gordon

April 18, 1937 - October 30, 2010

04/18/1937 - 10/30/2010

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Service
Monday November 01, 2010
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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Service
Tuesday November 02, 2010
10:00 am
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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Billy Gene Gordon, 73, of Hendersonville, passed away Saturday October 30, 2010, at Hendersonville Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Born in Spartanburg, SC, he was a son of the late Gurley Washington Gordon and Myrtle Irene Dickson Gordon. He was a resident of Henderson County for forty years and worked in the landscaping business. In addition the his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Tamela Kay Gordon, two brothers and two sisters.

He is survived his wife, Carolyn Craine Gordon; two daughters, Tammy Melgar and her husband Mario and Nancy Gordon, all of East Flat Rock; a sister, Shirley Taylor; eight grandchildren, Michael, Abel, Mario E, Kasandra, Alex, Rosa, Manuel and John; two great-grandchildren, Carmen and Nicole; one aunt, Ruby Shipman of Rome, GA, and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Reverend Mike Ingle will officiate. Burial will follow the service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m. Monday in the chapel and at other times at the home of Tammy Melgar.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Forest Lawn Mortuary for the Billy G. Gordon Burial Fund.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Forest Lawn Mortuary for the Billy G. Gordon Burial Fund.

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DEBORAH RAMIREZ
7 years ago

WE HAVE LOST A REALLY GREAT MAN. MY MAMA}S BROTHER BUT HE WAS ALSO MY FRIEND.MAY GOD BLESS EACH OF YOU.CAROLYN ESPECIALLY.

Pete and Freda McCraw
7 years ago

So sorrry to hear about your Dad and husband. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Always thinking of you.

Love Pete and Freda McCraw

joe&christy constance
7 years ago

you are in our thoughts and prayers.

nancy gordon
7 years ago

I will miss you Daddy and I love you with all heart

Andrea Stone
7 years ago

my deepest sympathy to each of you I watched all of you stand by Billy’s side the whole time and that means a lot.And I am thankful for the opportunity to meet Billy he was a very kind and funny person.

OSCAR STEADMAN
7 years ago

MY DEEPEST SORROW TO THE FAMILY OF (BILL) BILLY I KNEW HIM FROM SHERMANS ON WASHINGTON STREET AND MET ALL HIS FAMILY THERE. STILL RAN INTO HIM AND HIS SCOOTER IN HENDERSONVILLE AND HE ALWAYS TOOK TIME TO TALK. HOPE TO BE THERE TOMORROW IF POSSIBLE BEEN IN MARION HELPING MY SISTER WITH HER MEDICAL PROBLEMS AS WELL AS HER HUSBANDS.

Linda Storay
7 years ago

I love you so much uncle Bill. You were always like a second daddy to me. I will miss you with all of my heart. I hope you can now truly rest in peace with Kay. You will be in my heart FOREVER.