CARROLLTON - Funeral services for Ray Dean Gorden, age 80, of Carrollton, Texas will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 6 at the Waldo Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Cedarlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Sherman, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Waldo Funeral Home in Sherman.
He passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014 in Carrollton.
Ray was born on May 6, 1933 in Frost, Texas the son of Edward Lee Gorden and Tilly Renfro. He married Mary Alice Allison on February 11, 1961 in Sherman. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Mr. Gorden is survived by his wife, Mary Alice Gorden of Purdon, Texas, daughter, Debbie Tiseo and husband Angelo of Carrollton, son, Ray Dean Gorden Jr., of Louisiana, son, Danny Lee Gorden of San Francisco, Calif., daughter, Donna Heslet and husband Brett of Carrollton, 17 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, brother, Dewey Elton Gorden and wife Nancy of Blooming Grove, Texas and brother, Raymond Doyle Gorden and wife Patsy of Barry, Texas. Ray is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and several brothers and sisters.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Kevin, Truett, Nate, Cody, Travis and Johnathan.
Family night will be held on Monday, May 5th from 6 to 8 p.m. at Waldo Funeral Home.
The online register book may be signed at www.waldofuneralhome.com.