HUNTINGTON, W. VA. - Gordon W. Kesler, 72, of Huntington, W. Va., died Friday, July 1, 2005, at his home. He was born in Wirtz, Va., July 2, 1932, lived in Hampton, Va. for a time and was a graduate of Hampton High School. A veteran of the United States Air Force, Gordon retired from CSX Transportation, was a graduate of Smithdale Massey, and a Cabell Huntington Hospital volunteer. He was the son of the late Tennis and Lena Ferguson Kesler of Newport News. He is survived by his wife Evadeen; his sister Faye and her husband, Mert; two brothers, Shirley and his wife, Janet, and Bobby and his wife, Grace; two sons Dale and his wife, Sharon, and Bruce and his wife, Penny; and four grandchildren, Kristye and her husband, Andrew Shaffer, Stephanie, Drew and Kourtni. A funeral service was held 2 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at Henson Mortuary with internment in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, W. Va.
Published in Daily Press on Jul. 14, 2005.