PEORIA - Dannie Lee Gordon Sr., 62, of Peoria passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at his residence.
He was born April 11, 1951, in Peoria to the late John L. and Mattie B. Gordon. He married Cheryll Gordon on Aug. 18, 1973. She survives.
Deacon Gordon loved to spend time with family. He loved to do string art, fish, sail boats, play on the computer and play chess.
He leaves to cherish his precious memories his wife, Cheryll of Peoria, Ill.; one son, Corey Gordon of Peoria; two daughters, Akilah and Ashley Gordon, both of Peoria; three brothers, Bill (Charlotte) Gordon, Rev. Virgil (Barbara) Gordon and Greg Gordon, all of Peoria; three sisters, Rev. Johnnie (Rev LG) Gordon-Trammell of Galesburg, Ill., Ora (Charles) Avery of Williamsburg, Va., and Helen (Juan) Belle of Peoria Heights; three grandchildren, Jaden Holmes, Kingston Gordon and Amelia Glasgow, all of Peoria; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends who will miss him dearly.
Dannie was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Danny Gordon Jr., and two brothers.
Services will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2013, at 12 noon with visitation commencing one hour prior at 11 a.m. at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church. Rev A. J Guyton Sr. will officiate. Dannie will be laid to rest at Lutheran Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made can be made to the family or Illinois Cancer Care of Peoria.
Online condolences words of encouragement can be made at www.twparkschapel.com.