Glenn "Monty" Gordon (72) of Mattoon, formerly of Neoga
Published on January 21 2014 8:28 pm
Glenn "Monty" Gordon, 72, of Mattoon, Illinois, formerly of Neoga, Illinois, passed away at 3:15 P.M., Thursday, January 8, 2014, in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center of Coles County, Illinois.
Monty was born May 20, 1941, in Mattoon, Illinois, the son of Glenn M. and Margaret (Hendrix) Gordon. He graduated from the Neoga High School of Neoga, He married Beverly Andrews November 4, 1961. He was an operating engineer, truck driver. And then they started M.G. Bait 'N' Boat. Beverly passed away December 29, 1996.
Monty leaves three sons, Rohn Gordon and wife Laura of Mattoon, IL, Steve Gordon and wife "Jeri" of Mattoon, IL and James Gordon and wife Yvonne of Mattoon, IL; one daughter, Diana Gordon and companion Dave Carr of Trilla, IL; thirteen grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. His family friend Tiger Smith. And his faithful companion, his dog May.
He was preceded in death by his parents Max and Sophia Gordon; three sisters, Nina, Laverne and Ann. His Father- In -Law, Warren Andrews and Son-In-Law James Hovious. Monty Gordon had a love for life and lived it to it's fullest, and he did it his way.
Memorials are suggested to the homeless shelter - Mattoon Area Pads, 2017 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, IL 61938.
As per the wishes of Monty, the body was cremated and a Memorial Service will be held on Saturday January 25, 2014, at the Time Out Lounge, 40 Moultrie Ave., Mattoon, IL. from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M., and a 5:00 P.M. Potluck Dinner for family and friends. He will have a private burial. The Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home of Neoga, is in charge of arrangements.
online condolences may be expressed at swengel-odell.com