Odes Gordon, Sr.
Odes Gene Gordon, Sr., 66 of Orange, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday, July 29.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Pinehurst United Pentecostal Church, in Orange, with Pastor Bill Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange.
Visitation will be Monday, Aug. 1, from 5:00-9:00 PM, at Dorman Funeral Home.
Odes was born in Orange, March 1, 1950, to the late Jimmie Pearl (Thomas) and William Earl Gordon, Sr. He was a lifelong resident of Orange, where he participated as an active member of the Orange County Gun Club for over 10 years. Odes is described by his family as a wonderful man who loved his family and was always able to put a smile on anyone’s face. He was a man who loved his pastor, Bill Smith, and his church, Pinehurst Pentecostal Church. Odes was a hardworking man who worked as a Millwright for Union #2232. When Odes was not working, he enjoyed driving his Camaro, growing his gun collection and playing spades, continuing to hold the title of “Champ.”
He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, William Earl Gordon, Jr.
He is survived by his daughters, Elizabeth Ann Vandagriff, and husband, Jonathan, Dene Hollier and husband, Bryan, Dusty Lynn Chance and April Renee Carrell and husband, Randy; sons, Richard Glenn Gordon and wife, Christina, Odes Gene Gordon, Jr. and wife, Patricia, Michael Brandon Gordon and wife, Sarina and Clint James Gordon and wife, Whitney; sisters, Elizabeth Windham, Barbara Glende and husband, Larry and Rebecca Gordon; brothers, Wayne Lee Gordon and wife, Cora and James Preston Gordon; grandchildren, Anthony Vandagriff and wife, Lindsey, Amanda Nash and husband, Chad, Aspen Hollier, Chase Hollier, Kendall Hollier, Gracie Gordon, Asher Gordon, Michael Brandon Gordon, Jr., Hailey Gordon, Sophia Gordon, Molly Gordon, Odes Gordon, III, Emma Gordon, Jaxon Gordon, Codey Carrell, Taylor Carrell, Alleigh Halloway, Presley Gordon and Preston Gordon; great-grandchild, Baby V and many other members of his extended family and friends that will miss him dearly.
Those honoring Odes as pallbearers are Odes Gordon, Jr., Richard Gordon, Clint Gordon, Brandon Gordon, Anthony Vandagriff, Chad Nash, Ricky Gordon and Gary Gordon. Honorary pallbearers are O.D. Arceneaux, Arthur LeBleu, James Gordon and Wayne Gordon.