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John Wilcox Jordan


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John Wilcox Jordan

Peterborough, NH - John Wilcox Jordan, 96, of Peterborough and Temple, NH, died July 29, 2018, after a period of declining health. John was born in Louisa, Kentucky, the son of the late John and Winnie Jordan. He was the last surviving child of 11.

John served his country as a Marine during WWII and was stationed on the USS Ranger as a Gunnery Sergeant. Upon returning from the war, John worked as the Service/Operations Manager at Hayes Motor Sales in Jaffrey, NH, before operating his own garage in Peterborough, where he worked until his retirement. John met his late wife, Dorothy (Hayes) in Boston, MA.

John is survived by his 3 sons, John B. Jordan, and his wife Jill, of Atlanta, Georgia, Paul E. Jordan, and his wife Heidy, of Temple, NH, and Robert A. Jordan, and his wife Heidi, of Epping, NH; 4 grandchildren: Christopher Jordan of Temple, NH.: J.D.Jordan, of Georgia, Luke Jordan of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and Derek Corrente of Epping, N.H. He enjoyed the company of Marianne Burns during his last years.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, August 11 at 11:00 a.m. at the Yellowbud Church of Jesus Christ, Yellowbud. Burial will follow in Springbank Cemetery with full military honors provided by the Ross County Veteran's Honor Guard. A reception will follow the burial at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the HILL FUNERAL HOME, Kingston. Condolences can be made on John's online quest registry at www.hillfhkingston.com
Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on Aug. 9, 2018
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