Randy Gordon


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Posted Online: Nov. 14, 2012, 5:36 pm
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Randy K. Gordon, 61, entered eternal rest on Nov. 12, 2012, at Silver Cross Hospital, New Lenox, Ill.
A celebration of Randy's life with committal service at Peniel Cemetery, Joy, will begin on Friday, Nov. 16, at 11:30 a.m., with interment following. Obituary and Tribute Wall for Randy K. Gordon are at www.tezakfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life, Joliet.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Randy's name to Catholic Charities of Joliet would be appreciated.
Randy graduated from Joliet East High School in 1970. He was an avid sports enthusiast and lover of automobiles. Randy spent his career working for Berry Bearing which now is Motion Industries as an industrial parts sales representative.
He is survived by his one sister, Sharon (Ronald) Jack; two brothers, John (Barb) and Alan (Brenda) Gordon; three nephews, Kevin Gordon, Jimi and Jefferi McDonald; four nieces, Denise (Brian) Gooder, Heather Jack, Toni and Jamie Gordon; also survived by seven great-nieces and -nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Dorothy Gordon; and one sister, Vicki McDonald.












 




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