August 18, 1935 – December 28, 2017
OCRACOKE– James Kenneth Gordon, Sr., beloved husband, and father, passed awaysuddenly on Thursday, December 28, 2017, at his home on OcracokeIsland, NC. He was 82 years old.
Mr.Gordon was married to his wife Joyce for 63 years, the couple had knowneach other since elementary school. He was preceded in death by hisparents, Lucian and Valli Gordon, his brother, Odell Gordon, and agreat-granddaughter. He is survived by his wife, Joyce, his children,Debi, Cindy (Richard), Ken (Christie), and Lisa (Steve); tengrandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren; his sister, Jean, as wellas numerous nieces and nephews.
PerMr. Gordon’s wishes, there will be no public service. During thisdifficult time, the family would like to thank the loving friends whohave provided so much support and prayers.
Inlieu of flowers, please consider a donation to an organization close toKen’s heart, the Ocracoke Working Watermen’s Association (www.ocracokewatermen.org | P.O. Box 1165, Ocracoke, NC 27960).
Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at www.TwifordFH.com.