GORDON MCCAIN 12/30/1922 - 9/7/2013 Goldstone retiree Gordon McCain passed away at home on Sept. 7, 2013. Born Dec. 30, 1922 in Chino, Calif., he was the son of Pearl and Clara McCain. He graduated from Chino High School and served in the Army
in the Pacific campaigns 1941-1945. He worked as a heavy equipment operator, truck driver, and owned his own business in Oregon. He worked as a diesel mechanic at Goldstone, retiring in 1991. Gordon enjoyed traveling, camping, fishing, tinkering, playing cards, and hiking. He was a charter member of Shepherd of the Desert Lutheran Church. Gordon was a faithful husband to Rose McCain for 69 years and loving father of four children: Carol Elliott of Alaska, Barbara Walsh of New Mexico, Steve McCain of Nevada, and Mike McCain of Barstow, Calif. He was grandfather to six and great-grandfather to 11. His memorial service will be Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 at 7 p.m. at Shepherd of the Desert Lutheran Desert Church, 1301 E. Mt. View St., Barstow.