Larry Lee Gordon
Larry Lee Gordon
Larry Lee Gordon of San Marcos was born on Feb. 18, 1934 and passed away Feb. 4, 2019 at the age of 84, after an extended illness. Larry is survived by his loving wife, Patricia Ann Hutchinson Gordon, son Kenny Lee Gordon and wife Lynda, and grandchildren Ashley, Trevor and Kendyl. He is also survived by niece Linda Kay and husband James Craddock and numerous other nieces and nephews. Larry will also be missed by his faithful companion, his dog Pike. He was preceded in death by his parents Jeff and Alma Bruce Gordon, and siblings Bobby Gordon, Charles Gordon, and Ruby Crumley.
A native of San Marcos, Larry graduated from San Marcos High School in 1952 and then served in both the Navy and the Army. He married Patricia on June 5, 1959, they would have celebrated their 60th anniversary this year. He worked for the city of San Marcos for over 35 years serving as a fireman, health inspector, state plumbing inspector, building inspector, traffic signalization technician, and from 1993 to 1996 served the San Marcos Police Department as their radio communication technician. His hobbies included woodworking, gardening, fishing, collecting model trains, and flying radio controlled helicopters, and he enjoyed computer simulation flying. Larry was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed sharing a good cup of coffee with family and friends, story telling, and baking birthday cakes for his family.
Visitation will be held throughout the day on Wednesday Feb. 6, 2019 and family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. at Pennington Funeral Home, 323 N Comanche, San Marcos, TX. Graveside services will be held on Thursday Feb. 7, 2019 at 10 a.m. at San Marcos City Cemetery.