AMERICAN FORK/ELMO-Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and dear brother, Donald Jim Gordon, age 67, passed away June 9, 2009 while surrounded by his family in the comforts of his home.
He was born Sept. 8, 1941 in Price, Utah to James Donald and Masie Virginia "Jean" Lawley Gordon. Married Lorna Baldwin, Aug. 12, 1962 in American Fork.
Jim enjoyed rock hunting, painting, ceramics, leather working and fishing.
His greatest gift was his family and he truly cherished his visits with the grandkids. Jim drove truck for many years with American Coal and Western Coal, and in 2005 he retired from West Roc Inc. He honorably served his country in the United States Navy.
He is survived by his wife, Lorna Gordon, American Fork; sons, Wes Gordon, Price, Lance (Kirsten) Gordon, Lehi; daughter, Beverly Johnson and Steve Eldridge, Eagle Mountain, Utah; brothers, Ladd (Jeannine) Gordon, West Valley, Ron (Janice) Gordon, Salt Lake City, Jesse (Marlayne) Gordon, Elmo, Jon (Crystal) Gordon, Helper; grandchildren, Brendan (Emilia) Gordon, Price, Colton Gordon, Lehi, Ciara Gordon, Price, Hayden Johnson, Eagle Mountain, Taylor Gordon, Price, Zachary and Rhett Gordon, both of Lehi, Jentry Johnson, Eagle Mountain, and great-grandson, Juliun Gordon, Price.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents.
Graveside service, Friday, June 12, 2009, 11 a.m., Elmo City Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price.