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Richard Francis Gordon

Nov 5, 1929 – Nov 6, 2017 (Age 88)


Eternal Hills Cemetery & Mortuary Obituary

ObituariesRichard Gordon, astronaut of Gemini and Apollo missions, dies at 88The Apollo 12 astronauts - Pete Conrad, Capt. Gordon and Alan Bean - smile aboard their recovery ship, the USS Hornet, upon their return to Earth in 1969. (NASA) Richard F. Gordon Jr., an astronaut who tested the limits...

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Proof that a great man can be a good guy as well. Fair winds and following seas, Skipper.

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

May the family find peace and comfort in knowing all sickness, all pain and death will one day be gone for this has been promised.

May the God of all peace bring comfort to the Gordon family and friends at this difficult time.

Hello Richard, it has been quite a long time since our LSU days back in the mid-70s. Sorry to hear about your father's passing. Hope you are doing well, otherwise.

Tom and family, my sincere condolences. I worked with Tom at General Dynamics before I left for the AF in 1989. We visited Capt. Gordon at his home and it is a memory I will always treasure. He was a very generous host, not to mention an example for all Americans. His accomplishments are remarkable, and this very photo signed by him is displayed among my memorabilia. Godspeed.

So sorry to read about the loss of your loved one. Psalms 90: 10 shows how he lived a long life of special mightiness from God. Keep the memories of your loved one close in your hearts and minds and cherish them forever. May the comfort of God be with you all during this time of grief.

My deepest sympathy for the loss of your beloved one. May you allow the God of all comfort to strengthen you during this difficult time. He knows the depth of the pain in your hearts, look to God in prayer. Psalms 145:14.18