Sgt. Paul Gordon

DRY RIDGE - SGT Paul Marshall Gordon, of Grant County, KY, died June 30, 1951, while a prisoner of war at the Suan Village Camp in North Korea. In late January, 1951, SGT Gordon was taken prisoner after engaging enemy troops in the Wonju Provence of South Korea. SGT Gordon served with the U.S. Army, H Company, 2nd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment. In addition to his parents, Doll and Urie Gordon, SGT Gordon had several siblings who are now deceased. They are: Evaline Sydnor, Aurtha Gordon and Clifford Gordon. SGT Gordon is survived by a sister: Mrs. Dorothy Gayhart of Crittenden, KY; nieces: Mickey Sanders of Port Orchard, WA, Paula Gordon of Crittenden, KY, Barbara Jones of Dry Ridge, KY, Donna Plunkett of Crittenden, KY, and Debbie Tapp of Virginia; and by nephews: Pete Loomis of Crittenden, KY, Billy Loomis of Martinsville, IN, Joe Gordon of Dry Ridge, KY, Jerry Gordon of Crittenden, KY, Tony Gayhart of Burlington, KY, and Donald Gordon of Crittenden, KY. He also is survived by several extended family members. Funeral services for SGT Paul Marshall Gordon will be conducted 11am Friday, June 20 at the Sherman Baptist Church with Rev. Josh Hildebrand officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday, June 19 at the Sherman Baptist Church from 4-8pm. Burial with military honors will be at 1pm on Friday at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North in Williamstown, KY. The arrangements for SGT Gordon have been entrusted to the Eckler-McDaniel Funeral Home of Dry Ridge, KY.

Funeral Home

Eckler-McDaniel Funeral Home
30 S. Main Dry Ridge, KY 41035

Published in Lexington Herald-Leader on June 18, 2014