Gordon Arnett Flood, 86, of Edinboro, died Friday, January 17, 2014. He was born in Felicity, Ohio on December 17, 1927, the son of the late Milford and Hazel Arnette Flood.
Dr. Flood taught public school music in Nebraska and Kansas, and at the University level in Michigan, Louisiana, Iowa and Pennsylvania. For twenty years, he directed the Edinboro University Singers, Chorale and Madrigal Singers. His degrees were granted by the University of Nebraska and Michigan State University
. Post-Doctoral study, in Higher Education Administration, was done at Florida State University. He was twice named "Teacher of the Year."
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy "Pat" Flood; his brother Raymond Flood; a son-in-law Norman Duncan; and granddaughter Jaymie.
Survivors include one daughter, Susan James and her husband, Duane, of Conneautville; four sons, David Flood and his wife Vickie of Buford, Ga.; Gary Flood and his wife, LaDora, of Canal Winchester, Ohio; Mark Flood and his wife, Nadine, of Fredericksburg, Va.; Jon Flood and his wife, Patty, of Cambridge Springs; one sister, Audrey Shuler of Virginia; and eleven grandchildren, Erika, Stephanie, Eric, Kelly, Caleb, Daniel, Jacob, Hannah, Grace, Catherine, and Sean; eight great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
No calling hours will be observed. A memorial service will be held for Gordon and Pat Flood at the Riverside Golf Course, in Cambridge Springs, on Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. The Glunt Funeral Home, Edinboro, has been entrusted with the care of funeral arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Pat and Gordon Flood Music Endowment, c/o Glunt Funeral Home, 210 Erie St., Edinboro, PA 16412. To send condolences, please visit www.gluntfuneralhome.com
Glunt Funeral Home
210 Erie Street Edinboro, PA 16412
Published in the Erie Times-News on Jan. 24, 2014