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James K. Gordon

May 09, 2013

A memorial service will be held for James K. Gordon (Jim) on Sat. May 18 at Pierce Brothers Valhalla at 4:00p.m.

Jim passed away in Eufaula, Alabama on Nov. 18, 2012 with his wife by his side. Jim lived in Burbank for most of his life.

He attended McKinley Elementary, Jordan Jr. High and Burbank High School. He was active in Burbank politics and served on the Burbank Airport Commission. As a young man Jim was employed by Borrmann Steel Co. He later opened his own company, American Metal Marketing. He retired to Alabama in 1995.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce, of Eufaula, Alabama; daughter Carol Hopkins of North Hollywood, Calif; his son, Robert Gordon of Oceano, Calif.; brother, Jerry Gordon of Aqua Dulce, Calif.; two sisters, Tina James (Virgil) of Burbank, Calif.; Jaydean Dyer of Newbury Park, Calif.; nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, five nieces and three nephews.

He was preceded in death by his son, James Lee Gordon and grandson, Brian Jordan.

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