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CHESTER — Jack R. Gordon, 88, passed away at 10:50 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, at Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home.

He was born to Kenneth and Edna (nee Satterfield) Gordon on Sept. 20, 1929, in Fairmont, West Virginia.

Jack married Eileen Pariset on Oct. 1, 1949, in Murphysboro. She preceded him in death on July 23, 2013.

He was a retired manager of security therapy at Chester Mental Health Center.

Jack was of the Methodist Faith and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

He was a member of the American Legion Alva Courier Post 487, VFW Post 3553 and the AFSCME.

Survivors include one son, John Gordon of Chester; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Eileen Gordon; parents; and nine brothers and sisters.

It was Jack’s wish to be cremated.

Services are to be at a later date.

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