Joseph Thomas Gordon was born in Orange Lake, Florida on May 17, 1950 to Thomas Gordon, Sr and Eva Presley- Simmons.
He was educated in the Public Schools of Marion County.
Joseph accepted Christ as his Savior at an early age and was united with Mt. Zion United Methodist Church as a lay member.
On December 18 of 1992 he was united in Holy matrimony with Sheryl Johnson.
He retired ten year ago as a diesel mechanic. His hobbies were fishing and auto mechanic work.
Joseph was preceded in death by both his parents, Thomas Gordon, Sr. and Eva Simmons; three brothers, Wardell Gordon Sr., Levi Gordon Sr., and Thomas Gordon, Jr.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife Sheryl Gordon, two sons: Joseph (Thelronda) Gordon Jr., Michael (Veronica) Jacobs; six stepdaughters: Valeria, Velma, LaShawn, Princess, Kimberly and Shamira; six sisters: Ella Gordon, Juanita Williams, Annie Sweet, Surwena (Tommy) Myers, Katrina (Alphonso) Lamar and Luctricia Dove; two brothers: David (Marilyn) Gordon, Sr. and George (Charlene) Simmons; eleven grandchildren; a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Public viewing for Mr. Joseph T. Gordon, Sr will be Friday, July 23, 2021 from 1:00 PM til 6:00 PM at Summers Funeral Home, 2238 NW 10th Street, Ocala, Florida 34475.
Celebration of Life services will be held on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Reddick Church of God, 15670 NW Gainesville Rd. Reddick, FL 32686
Interment will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery .
Condolences can be signed at www.Summersfh.com
"PLEASE AT THE REQUEST OF THE FAMILY, SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE PRACTICED AND WEARING A MASK IS MANDATORY"
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