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Terry Lee Gordon, Sr., 68, passed away Saturday June 8th, 2019, at at home under the care of Spectrum Health Hospice with his family at his side.  
 
Born on July 13th, 1950 in Muskegon, he was the son of Harold and Myrtle (Bissell) Gordon. He had been a resident of Newaygo. Terry was a Marine veteran who proudly protected and served his country, having earned the Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, and Vietnam Service Medal. Following his career as a truck driver, he enjoyed frequenting flea markets, bowling, camping, and spending time with his family. On June 11, 2010 he married Diane L. Posthumus.
 
Terry was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Sarah & Charles Kimmel, Carol & James Rickett, and Delberta Gordon. He is survived by his wife, Diane; children, Tina & Bobby Porter of Newaygo, Mindy Gordon of Fruitport, and Terry Gordon Jr. of Muskegon; step-children, Amber Garza of Grand Haven, Crystal Gordon of Newaygo, and Thomas O’Riley Larson of Newaygo; 17 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild; brothers, Eugene  & Barbie Gordon, Abe & Lisa Gordon, Merle Gordon, Raymond & Rhonda Gordon, Chris Gordon, and Michael Spencer;  sister, Bonnie & Rick Cast.
 
Memorial services will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 2:00 P.M., at Ever Rest Funeral Home, 1783 E. Keating Ave, Muskegon, 49442, and military honors will conclude the service. Following the service, a luncheon with the family will be held at the VFW, 5201 Airline Road, Muskegon, 49444.
 
To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Terry’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:  www.MichiganCremation.com
                                               
Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, exclusive providers of Veterans Funeral Care.
 

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  1. Jennifer and Randy Mumby on June 11, 2019 at 2:33 pm

    We love you Mindy.



  2. Marge Nichols on June 11, 2019 at 2:36 pm

    So sorry for your loss Mindy! Our thoughts and prayers are with you!
    Love Marge & Dan and family



  3. Jillian Mumby on June 11, 2019 at 2:43 pm

    Sending all of my love your way.



  4. Kathy Warden on June 11, 2019 at 2:50 pm

    I am sad that the young life of a good man was taken to soon, but grateful that you are no longer suffering. You will be missed!



  5. Brian Bissell on June 11, 2019 at 8:20 pm

    Terry you will



  6. Connie LaFrance on June 11, 2019 at 10:39 pm

    R.I.P. Terry! Thank You for your service and serving our Country as a Proud Marine and being a Great Husband, Father and Friend! Hugs and Prayers to Diane and Mindy and all of his Family.



  7. Crystal Gordon on June 11, 2019 at 11:10 pm

    Thank u dad for raise me as your own daughter since I was 1 year old and u was a great father I am going to miss u and u was a great husband and a great father and a wonderful grandfather to ur grandkids and u gone but never forgotten love u dad sadly u gone but aleast u not fight ur cancer anymore RIP Dad



  8. Anonymous on June 11, 2019 at 11:38 pm

    RIP Dad Thank u for raising me since I was 1. You will always be in my heart. You were a good father, and grandfather to all of your kids. You will be missed by many. I dont know what I will do without u in my life. I was so lucky to call and have you as a father. I love you dad many u Rest In Peace. You are gone, but never forgotten. I know you look down at us from heaven and will protect us, like you did for your country. Semper Fi….. Hoorah…….



  9. Carolyn Kamerad on June 12, 2019 at 11:02 am

    So sorry for your loss.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Carolyn



  10. To my husband terry on June 12, 2019 at 11:46 am

    To my husband terry you was a wonderful husband and i am glad you except my kids in your life when they were little you are wonderful dad. Grandpa to your grand kids my grand kids and a wonderful great grandpa to your great grand son. You will be truly missed and loved thanks for serving the country and will never forgotten always be in my heart R.I.P to my wonderful husband always be loved



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