Rushford --- Charles Richard Gordon of 7700 Route 243 died Tuesday, March 19, 2019 in the Houghton Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. He was born on March 13, 1926 in Belfast, a son of the late Lloyd and Edna Hitchings Gordon. On June 27, 1964 in the Rushford United Methodist Church he married Ola Lou Balcom who survives.
He was a Certified Lay Speaker, a former bus driver and custodian for Belfast Central School and a former television repairman for Chamberlain Appliances in Cuba. He also was an avid bowler playing at the Belmont Lanes for 29 years.
Charles and his wife enjoyed traveling and did most of their traveling riding the train. These trips included train rides across Canada and visiting most of the 50 states including the Grand Canyon and Disney World.
Surviving in addition to his wife are their sons, Terry (Lauri) Gordon of Sharon Springs, Ted (Lisa) Gordon of Rushford and three grandchildren.
Family and friends may gather from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the Kopler-Williams Funeral Home, 21 N. Genesee Street, Fillmore. A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 11:00 am in the Belfast United Methodist Church. Lee Carlson and Craig Buelow will co-officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Belfast.
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