A service for Jimmie "Red" Gordon, age 85, will be held at Mitchell Chapel C.O.G.I.C. at 402 J.D. Franklin Dr in Sulphur Springs on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 1:00PM. Interment will follow at Mel Haven Cemetery. A come and go visitation will be on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 from 9:00AM until 4:00PM. at Tapp Funeral Home. Officiating will be Bishop Nelson Gatlin. Mr. Gordon passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab.
He was born the son of Willie Gordon and Goldie Goodson Thomas in Sulphur Springs, TX on October 8, 1936. Jimmie was married to Sue Henley on March 20, 1970, she survives. Mr. Gordon worked at Rockwell International for many years then started his own yard mowing service before he retired. He was a child of the King.
Survivors include: wife: Sue Gordon of Sulphur Springs; children: Lisa Gordon (Stephen Gray) of Sulphur Springs, Vender Gordon Wright (Terry) of Sulphur Springs, Jimmy Joe Gordon Jr. (Oyon) of Severn, MD, Venita Gordon Edwards (Bobby) of Sulphur Springs, Judy Gordon Sharp (Timothy) of Mesquite; sister, Sharon Thomas Hill (Ronald)of Sulphur Springs; brother: Don Thomas of Dallas; cousin Elizabeth Shaw (Leo) of Sulphur Springs; 18 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Gordon Jr. and Goldie Goodson Thomas (Leon); son, Jay Paul Gordon; brothers; Harvey James Clayton, David Thomas; sisters, Patricia Gordon, Rosemary Thomas, Juanita Hale and Gayle Thomas Washington.
Please wear a mask and please do not bring food.