NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Funeral Services for Dr. Robert L. Gordon, 68, who entered into rest May 31, 2015, will be conducted Saturday morning at 11 o'clock from Grace United Methodist Church. Rev. James D. Dennis, Jr., and Rev. Heyward Horton officiating. Interment in Westover Memorial Park. Dr. Gordon was a native of Wilcox County, GA, having made North Augusta his home for the past 45 years. He was a graduate of the first class of the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. Upon graduation, Dr. Gordon opened the first dental practice in Belvedere where he served the community for 45 years. He was a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Sgt. Berry G. Benson Camp 1672. Dr. Gordon was a loving husband and father who enjoyed history, traveling to the mountains and spending time with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed studying his Scottish Heritage and traveling with his son Ryan to Scotland. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Cynthia H. Gordon; a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Ryan and Megan Gordon, Kingsport, TN; three daughters and sons-in-law, Jennifer and Trey Morris, North Augusta, SC, Ashley and Dr. Jason Tinley, Ft. Worth, TX and Heather and Tim Coughenour, North Augusta, SC; a brother, Mitchell C. Gordon, Jr., Clermont, FL; a sister, Linda Flanigan, Augusta, GA; nine grandchildren, Cameron and Kyle Morris, Heidi and Sam Coughenour, Logan and Sophia Tinley, Ethan, Knox and Wyatt Gordon; a sister-in-law and her husband, Janelle and Gordon Kneece, Warrenville, SC; other close family members, Cathy Samples, James Mike McCoy, Jerry Akin and Danny Akin. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Sgt. Berry G. Benson Camp 1672. Active Pallbearers will be Trey Morris, Dr. Jason Tinley, Tim Coughenour, Cameron Morris, Logan Tinley and Kyle Morris. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6 until 8. Memorials may be made to the Golden Harvest Food Bank Backpack Program, 3310 Commerce Drive, Augusta, GA 30909 or to North Augusta Jr. Women's League, PO Box 7515, North Augusta, SC 29861. Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803.278.1181). Visit the registry at www.poseycares.com
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North Augusta, SC 29841
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on June 4, 2015