Robert 'Bob' Jordan
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COOLEEMEE - Mr. Robert "Bob" Wellman Jordan, 84, of Main Street, died Friday, Aug.16, 2013, at the Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House in Salisbury.
He was born Aug. 6, 1929, in Davie County, to the late Arlie and Mattie Mae Smoot Jordan. Mr. Jordan was a graduate of Cooleemee High School Class of 1948.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean Conflict, and retired from the VA Medical Center in Salisbury with 33 years of service. He also was employed with WalMart in Salisbury for 10 years.
Mr. Jordan was an active member of Victory Baptist Church and was a charter member of Cooleemee Civitan, serving on the Board of Directors for 10 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post 54 and also served on the Cooleemee Town Board.
Mr. Jordan was a member of SAC 8 Conference and the NCHSAA. He was a registered football official for 30 years for high school and college.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Margaret Shepherd, Helen Ellis and Sarah Kuhn; and a brother, Jesse Lee Jordan.
Survivors include his wife, Norma White Jordan of the home; two daughters, Teresa Bivins (Ron) of Mocksville and Anita Hawver (Stu) of Montana; a stepdaughter, Susan Wall Smith (Neal) of Mocksville; four grandchildren, Jay Smith (Lindsay), Alyssa Smith, Jessica Miller (Alan) and Kurt Bivins; four great-grandchildren, Allie Miller, Jacob Smith, Avery Jane Miller and Maddi Smith; and several nieces and nephews.
Service and Visitation: A funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at Victory Baptist Church with Rev. Shelby Harbour officiating. Interment will follow in Legion Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from to 2:30 to 4 p.m., at the church.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered for Victory Baptist Church, P.O. Box 686, Cooleemee, NC 27014 or Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House, 1229 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, NC 28147.
Eaton Funeral Home of Mocksville is serving the family of Mr. Jordan. Online condolences may be made at www.eatonfuneralservice. com.
Eaton Funeral Service
325 North Main Street
Mocksville, NC 27028
Published in Salisbury Post on Aug. 17, 2013