Walter O. Gordon

Born: Sat., Jun. 24, 1950
Died: Thu., Oct. 29, 2020


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Mon., Nov. 02, 2020
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Nov. 02, 2020
Location: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Nov. 03, 2020
Location: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

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Walter O. Gordon,70, Middletown, died Thursday October 29, 2020 at his home. He was the husband of Marcia Dean "Marci"Gordon.

Born in Frederick on June 24, 1950 he was a son of the late Lee Osceola and Mary Catherine Poole Gordon. Mr. Gordon was a farmer and farmed Willowdale Farms all his life. He belonged to 4-H most of his life, served as swine superintendent at Frederick County Fair for many years, was inducted as a life member of the Maryland State 4-H All Stars, was active with the Frederick County Farm Bureau, served as board member, as member of discussion group and served on various committees, served as President and member of Board for Maryland State Crop Improvement Association, a two term member of Maryland Grain Producers Association Association and served may years on Maryland State Agriculture Council. He was a 1968 graduate of Middletown High School and attended Reich Auctioneering school and auctioned with Willowdale Auction Company until recently.

He was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church in Middletown, served several terms on the church council and worked on many committees throughout the church. He also served as a Staff Sgt. at Martinsburg WV Air Force National Guard until his discharge in 1977.

Surviving, beside his wife are two sons David Glenn Gordon and wife Tricia of Jefferson and Darin Lee Gordon and wife Lacey of Middletown, three grandchildren Leah, Blake and Eva Gordon and siblings Nancy Lee Gordon, Joseph Daniel Gordon and Kathy Marie Gordon all of Jefferson

The family will receive friends on Monday November 2 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at Zion Lutheran Church, 107 W. Main St., Middletown. Funeral services will be held 11 AM on Tuesday November 3 from the church will be live streamed : Rev. Dahl Drenning will officiate. Masks and social distancing will be required. Interment will be made in Christ Reformed Church Cemetery, Middletown.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church Memorial Garden fund

Donald B. Thompson funeral Home, 31 E. Main St., Middletown is in charge of arrangements.

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James RidgelyJr.
   Posted Sun November 01, 2020
Thoughts and Prayers to the Gordon Family. I'm so very sorry to hear that Walter had passed away. Myself and my late father Jim Ridgely use to go and visit him and shoot the breeze. Walter was such a very nice man,easy to talk to,he loved to smile and laugh. So very sorry for your loss. Walter will be deeply missed by many people.Rest In Peace Walter.

Maddy Remsburg
   Posted Mon November 02, 2020

Thinking of all of you with love and care as you go through the process of letting go; he was a loving father/husband/brother who cherished all of you. May your memories be rich and time be gentle. Hugs.


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