CHARLOTTE - John William Jordan, "Uncle Bub," passed away Nov. 28, 2012, at Courtland Terrace.
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He was born June 15, 1923, in Concord, son of the late Walter Harold Jordan and Myrtle Howard Jordan.
He is preceded in death by his brother, Pete Jordan and two special aunts, Helen and Lucy Howard.
Mr. Jordan proudly served in the US Navy during WWII and was stationed in the South Pacific Theater. He was known for his talent and love of wood working and was able to make exceptional clocks, furniture and cabinets often gifted to those he loved. John enjoyed travel, working in his yard and after retiring from a forty-four year career with Southern Railway, loved trains. His joy and devotion in life was his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchild.
Surviving are his loving wife of 64 years, Mary C. Jordan; son, Ken Jordan and wife Elizabeth; daughter, Teresa Morgan and husband Doug; three granddaughters, Heather Jordan, Kristen Morgan and Emily Jordan – Boyd (Richard Boyd); great grandchild, Ayden Boyd; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Kilgo United Methodist Church, 2101 Belvedere Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28205.
Interment will follow in Sharon Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to Kilgo United Methodist Church, 2101 Belvedere Ave., Charlotte, NC 28205.
The family would like to thank Gaston Hospice and Courtland Terrace for their wonderful care of Mr. Jordan.
Condolences at www.McEwenfs.com.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Nov. 30, 2012