Frank A. Gordon, age 79 of Gillsville, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017.
Born in Walton County on February 1, 1938, he was a son of the late A. F. Gordon and Drucilla Garrison Gordon. Mr. Gordon was a graduate from Walton County High School, ABAC, and the University of Georgia. He retired in 1969 as an agricultural school teacher from Banks County High School. He was also a farm manager until 1985.
Mr. Gordon was a member of Crooked Creek Baptist Church and served his country proudly in the United States Navy. His hobbies included traveling with his loving wife, Barbrann, who together visited all of the United States and 57 countries, beekeeping, and farming. He was a private pilot and a locksmith.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brother, Donald Gordon.
He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Barbrann Bonds Hill Gordon of Gillsville; daughters, Debbie Harper of Athens, Cindy (James) Pittman of Commerce, and Bobbie Jo (Edward) Countryman of Homer; sons, Zane Hill of Lula and Shawn (Dinorah) Hill of Flowery Branch; sisters, Mabel (Lloyd) Williams and Marel (Tom) Burrell all of Gwinnett; grandchildren, Jasmine Harper, Courtney Harper, J. D. Pittman, Eddie Countryman, Evan Countryman, Meghan Hill-Hardman, Samantha Hill, Branson Hill, Mariah Griffeth, Havan Gilley, Nathan Hill; great grandchildren, Nakyra Strickland, Tylia Brown, Donavin Pittman, Jamarius Huff, Gunner Griffeth, and Lillie Mae Griffeth.
Memorial services are 12:00 pm, Noon, on Thursday, March 23, 2017, from the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with Rev. Will Griffeth officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Georgia National Guard.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 11:00 am on Thursday.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home (706-778-8668) of Cornelia is in charge of arrangements.