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Chad Gordon
(1980 - 2014)


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Name: Mr Chad Gordon
Gender: Male
Age: 34 years old
Lived: Wednesday, 16 July 1980 - Thursday, 27 November 2014

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Chad Van-Ness Gordon, age 34, of Mt. Vernon passed away 6:17 p.m. Thursday, November 27, 2014 at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL. Chad was born on July 16, 1980 in Mt. Vernon, the son of District Elder James Gordon Sr. and Shirley E. (Flippen) Gordon. He attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and Parkland College in Champaign. Mr. Gordon worked as a community service worker for Southtown Family Center. He was a member of the Southtown Apostolic Church. He is survived by his parents, District Elder James L. Gordon Sr. and wife Shirley E. (Flippen) Gordon of Mt. Vernon; two brothers, James Lee Gordon Jr. of Newark, Delaware and Steffen Ross Gordon and wife LaMiranda of Mt. Vernon; sister, Tiffany Renee Diane (Gordon) Graves and husband Minister Gregory Graves of Mt. Vernon; paternal grandmother, Dorothy (Gordon) Bradley of Indianapolis, Indiana; Godmother, Tina Pettiford (Anthony); nieces, Thalia, Amiyah, Alivia and Skylar; uncles, Walter Flippen of Chicago, Flennoy Flippen (Ursel) of Los Angeles , California, David Flippen of Centralia and Andrew Flippen of Mt. Vernon; aunts, Jean Gordon of Indianapolis, Indiana, Rosetta Gordon Fisher of Indianapolis, Indiana, Tanya Marie Gordon of Charleston, Illinois, Diane Gordon Warren of Indianapolis, Indiana, Marya Cherine (Flippen) Broadway of Chicago, Valerie Sue Flippen of Atlanta, Georgia, Crystal Morrison (Robert) of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Virginia Flippen of Dallas, Texas and Darla Flippen of East Saint Louis, Illinois; also a host of cousins. Mr. Gordon was preceded in death by paternal grandfather, Richard Gordon Sr.; maternal grandfather, George McDaniels; maternal grandmother, Mary Louise Flippen; uncle, Richard Gordon Jr.; two aunts, Barbara Jones and Sandra Gordon; and also a Godfather, Larry Mitchell Sr.

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I remember playing with Chad as a child and imagining that we were ninja warriors. We used wiffle ball bats as sword...
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Chad you will be dearly missed. I will miss our conversation every year during Thanksgiving about your dream to go J...


Fathers Name: District Elder James L. Gordon Sr.
Mothers Name: First Lady Shirley Gordon
Siblings Names: James Jr., Steffen, Tiffany
Country of Birth: USA
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: Mt. Vernon, IL
Occupation: Community
Marital Status: Single
Religion: Other Christian


Other Interests:
Playing the drums and guitar, drawing, learning foreign languages


Place of Passing: Good Samaritan Hospital
Date of Passing: 27 November 2014
Funeral Director: Newell Funeral Home
Funeral Location: Southtown Apostolic Church
Funeral Date: 5 December 2014

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