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David Gordon

September 30, 1955 - July 22, 2022
Buckley, MI


Life Story / Obituary


David Russell Gordon, 66 passed away on July 22, 2022 at Munson Medical Center with family by his side. David had been a resident of Buckley, Michigan.

David is survived by his children: Christopher Gordon of Traverse City; Jennifer Gordon-Zeits (Gary) of Buckley, Michigan and Rebecka Willard of Colorado. Grandchildren: Victor Gordon, Andrew Yager. Siblings: Kenneth Gordon (Dawn), Michael Gordon (Diane) and Amy Larson (Kevin). Many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Diana Gordon. Parents: Jerold Gordon, Carole Elzinga and stepfather, Ronald Elzinga. Grandparents: David and Vina Mae Deno; Ruth and Colon Knight. Brother, James Gordon.

David was born September 30, 1955 in Traverse City, Michigan. David served in the Air Force, drove semi for Chef Pierre and Knocke Trucking. He worked for Henkel & McCoy. He also worked in the trades for many years.

David married Diana Jewell his high school sweetheart on February 1, 1972 and they were married for 36 years.

David enjoyed watching Detroit Tigers, playing cards, hunting, fishing and spending time with friends and family.

A memorial graveside service will take place on October 8, 2022 at Grant Township Cemetery, 10999 Zue Road, Buckley, MI at 12:30pm, with a gathering to follow at the Amvets Post 120, 3669 N9 Road, Mesick, MI at 2pm to celebrate David’s life.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to be made to his daughter, Jennifer Zeits to help cover expenses. Please visit www.lifestorytc.com to share your thoughts.