DEXTER -- Bobby Lee Gordon, 79, died Dec. 26, 2011, at his home.
Born Dec. 16, 1932, in Dexter, son of the late Lester and Irene Markland Gordon, he was a former truck driver for Gibson Lime Company in Dexter and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
On July 2, 1951, at Piggott, Ark., he married Rosie Conner, and she preceded him in death on July 21, 2010.
He is survived b:y two sons, Glenn Gordon of Clarkton and Danny Gordon of Cameron, N.C.; one daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Rod Brillhart of Dexter; one brother, Jimmy Gordon of Dexter; four sisters, Jeannie Pry and Mary Jo Skaggs of Bloomfield, Norma Taylor of Sikeston and Glenda Sue Koser of Jacksonville, Ark.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and two special friends, David and Ramona Looney.
Visitation is from noon until 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter with the Rev. David Looney officiating.
Burial will follow in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield.