BURLINGTON - Mr. Sidney Nelson Jordan, 73, of 411 North Sellars Mill Road, went to heaven to be with the Lord on Friday, April 25, 2014, at 2:13 a.m.
A native of Mecklenburg County, Va., he was the husband of Marie Hall Jordan, who survives, and the son of William Ralph Jordan and Ruby Morgan Jordan, both deceased. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy
. Sidney retired from Norfolk Southern Railway with 40 years of service and also worked for Alamance Regional Medical Center where he helped cater and deliver meals to local senior centers in Alamance County. Since 1972, he was a member of Greenway Park Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.
In addition to his wife of the home, survivors include a daughter, Sonya Jordan Fitts and husband Mark of Burlington; son, Troy Jordan and wife Kim of Haw River; four grandchildren, Sydney Morgan Fitts, Nathaniel David Fitts, Haley Brooke Jordan and Richard Cole Jordan; brother, Stephen Jordan of Goldsboro; and two sisters, Alma Puryear of Chase City, Va. and Veedis Tuck of Galax, Va.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Arlond Jordan and Donnie Jordan.
The funeral service will be conducted at Greenway Park Baptist Church on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. by Pastor Don C. Swinney and Pastor Aaron Wall with the family receiving friends from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery. At other times the family will be at the residence of his daughter, Sonya Fitts, 4051 Burch Bridge Road, Burlington, NC 27217.
Memorials may be made to Alamance Cancer Center or the Patricia G. Bynum Fund, c/o Alamance Regional Foundation, P.O. Box 202, Burlington, NC 27216.
Rich & Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Graham is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com