Charles ìRayî Gordon, 80, of E. Flat Rock passed away Monday afternoon, October 31, 2011 at his home following a lengthy illness.
A native of Henderson County, he was the son of the late Charles L. and Willie Babb Gordon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Duann Justus Gordon, who passed away in 2001 and brother, Edison Gordon.
Ray proudly served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He was later employed with Carolina Log Homes, which he retired from after many years of service.
He enjoyed partaking in carpentry and gardening. He was a loving father, grandfather, and brother.
Survivors include his sons, Greg Gordon and wife, Marilyn and Tim Gordon and wife, Martha; grandson, Sam Gordon; brother, BW Gordon and wife, Nell; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2 PM Thursday, November 3, 2011 in the Chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home with interment following in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.