Allen M. Gordon, 88, of Wadsworth and previously of Seville, passed away Thursday, December 19, 2013. Allen was born to the late Earl and Eva Gordon.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-1946 and was injured with shrapnel from a Kamikaze pilot while serving on the USS Randolph. He was the recipient of a Purple Heart. Allen retired from the Ohio Injector as a lathe operator after 40 years of service. He also worked for Gensemer Funeral Home and assisted Dick Armstrong for 10 years.
He was a general handyman, loved golf, fishing, bowling, singing, and his little red truck. He loved his family, food, laughter, popcorn, pancakes and fried mush. Allen was a member of the Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Seville VFW#8753, and served as Scout Master.
He is survived by his wife, Phyllis of 46 years; daughter, Debbie Dalton; step son, Bruce (Sandy) Grossenbacher; step daughters, Kathy (Jay) Shreiner and Janice (Dave) Murray; eight grandchildren and 8 1/2 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Bruce and Jack; brothers, Harold, Marion and Nelson Gordon
Memorial Service will be held Monday, December 23, 2013 at 3 P.M. at the Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9282 Acme Rd., Seville. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 P.M. in the church narthex.
Memorials may be given to the church in his memory.