Robert Gordon

Robert Gordon, 67, of Salamanca, N.Y., died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Olean General Hospital, Olean, N.Y.

He was born Sept. 27, 1946, in Jamestown, N.Y., the son of Marilyn Swanson Jones, Salamanca, N.Y., and the late Charles W. Gordon.

He was married in Fayetteville, Ark., on Dec. 28, 1999, to the former Alma Ellis who survives.Mr. Gordon was employed as a leadman at Hemsaw in Pryer, Okla., prior to his retirement. He had also owned and operated a siding and roofing business in Jamestown for 25 years.

Surviving besides his wife and mother are: a daughter, Kathie Gordon, Salamanca, N.Y.; two grandchildren: John Bennett and Jackie Bennett, both serving with the U.S. Navy; six stepchildren: Lon Greiner, Gerry, N.Y., Adam Rugg, Florida, Chad Rugg, Kennedy, N.Y., Salami Velazquez, Jamestown, N.Y., Samantha Ellis, Celeron, N.Y., and Jeremy Rugg, Puerto Rico; two brothers:David Gordon and James Gordon, both of Pryor, Okla.; and three step-sisters: Mary Shongo and Rae Jones, both of Salamanca, N.Y., and Debra Johnson of Florida.

Mr. Gordon was predeceased by his stepfather, Ora Jones.

Friends may call at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River St., Salamanca, N.Y., on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 11 a.m to noon, at which time funeral and committal services will be held.

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