Apr. 15, 1927 - Nov. 17, 2012

A memorial service will be held Friday, December 14 at 1 p.m. at Frye Chapel and Mortuary in Brawley for Billy Roger Gordon, age 85, who passed away Saturday, November 17 of natural causes. Pastor Ted Koroluk will officiate the service.
Billy was born and raised in Brawley, attending local elementary and high schools. Following graduation, he joined the Navy, before going on to attend art school. Billy later went in to the aeronautic and engineering field. He was married to his wife, Gene Gordon for 55 years, and together they raised 3 daughters.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Genie; son, Michael; great- granddaughter, Tayler Marie; and parents, Bill and Adele Gordon.
Billy is survived by his daughters, Karen Laughrin (Dan) of Brawley, CA, Debbie Poblano (Tom) of Kona, Hawaii, and Shelly De La Cruz (Mario) of San Jose, CA; grandchildren, Jennifer Poblano, Joni Santana (Alfonso), Scott and Kellie Wojnowski; and great- grandchildren, Dru, Jordin and Brady Santana.

Published in Imperial Valley Press Online from Dec. 7 to Dec. 13, 2012