Stanley R. 'Sarge' Gordon

Stanley R. "Sarge" Gordon

Sep 30, 1933 - Jan 6, 2010
Stanley R. "Sarge" Gordon of Ethete died at his home on Wednesday morning, Jan. 6, 2010, at the age of 76.

Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 14, at the Sunnyside Church of the Nazarene at Kinnear. The Rev. Jon Martin will officiate. Cremation has taken place.

Stanley Russell Gordon was born in Ogallala, Neb., on Sept. 30, 1933, the son of Clifford Vernon Gordon and Clara Ellen (Clapp) Gordon. He attended schools in Pavillion and was graduated from high school there. He was a life-long resident of Fremont County.

On April 19, 1952, he married Pauline Helen Rodgers in Riverton.

Mr. Gordon was a self-employed heavy-duty mechanic and had been a mechanic and welder for U.S. Steel.

His family said he enjoyed his mechanical work and hunting.

Survivors include his wife, Pauline Gordon of Kinnear; a son John Gordon and his wife Cindy; daughters, Peggy Norris and her husband, Tom, and Sherri O'Brien and her husband Chris; 10 grandchildren, Kristy, Norris, Russell Norris, Jodi Barquin, Scott Gordon, Julie Gordon, Jess Gordon, Holly Verbridge, Heather O'Brien, Josh O'Brien, and Kaitlin O'Brien; 14 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Clara Gordon; father, Clifford Gordon; step-father, Leslie Gordon, and grandson, Justin Norris.

Memorials may be made to Little Wind Hospice in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main, Riverton, WY 82501.

On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com

Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.