- April 18, 1946 - May 17, 2013
- Signal Mountain, Tennessee
of Edward's Passing
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“We were so sorry about Edward. We enjoyed working with him when we started our business Professional Benefit Solutions, LLC. He was a good friend...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Sue Braly - Pulaski, TN - friend
“Edward's death came as quite a shock to me. Over the past few years of knowing him I considered him a dear friend and mentor. He changed so many...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Sean Phipps - Chattanooga, TN
“My name is Tommy Lee Kidd and I have been working at Local Government Corporation in Columbia, Tennessee since 1989. I am looking at my Personal...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Tommy Lee Kidd - Lawrenceburg, TN
“Today, I offer Edward Gordon's family the following.
My name is Jane Cardin Hicks. I live in Huntsville, Alabama and Edward Gordon is my cousin. ...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Jane Cardin Hicks - Huntsville, AL
“"May he rest in peace and smile in the lights of heaven"
5 of 11 | Posted by: Crispin A. Banda - Hartselle, AL
“I worked with Edward in our homeless ministry in Chattanooga, Saint Matthew's ministry only since last fall. Edward had a fervor for the work and was...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Henry Paris - Chattanooga, TN
“This comes as quite a shock to us at Nick's Ristorante in Huntsville. Edward always enjoyed his visits to Huntsville for both business and pleasure...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Nick Mikus - Huntsville, AL
“Denny and I are so saddened by Edward's death. Leah, Jennifer and Huntley please know that our hearts are with you at this time. May fond memories...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Denny and Thesa Hastings - TN
“my condolences to the children and grandchildren and brother Philip
9 of 11 | Posted by: Caroline Scoggin - Pulaski, TN
I was so sorry to hear about Edward. I hope you are doing well. My thoughts & prayers are with your family.
10 of 11 | Posted by: Betty Bennett Swalm - AL - Friend
“With deepest sympathy.
11 of 11 | Posted by: Phylliss Payne - Knoxville, TN
Edward Foster Gordon of Signal Mountain, Tennessee peacefully passed away on May 17, 2013.
Born, April 18, 1946, in Pulaski to the late Foster "Bull" and Ruth Beech Gordon he graduated from
Giles County High School and went on to obtain undergraduate and law degrees from Vanderbilt University.
A true lover of Life, he effortlessly led those in his presence to do the same.
This passion was exemplified through his involvement in leadership development and
training until his final day. As Lifelong learner and avid reader he was graceful with his
words and eloquent in his writing. His joy of living, selfless giving of himself, and caring spirit will be forever remembered.
Visitation will be on Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 3:30 to 5:30pm at
Bennett-May-Giles County Funeral Home.
A memorial service will be held following the visitation in the chapel of Bennett-May-Giles County Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in his honor to the charity of your choice.
His most recent efforts were focused on helping the homeless.
He is survived by his son Huntly Gordon; two daughters, Jennifer (Mark) Nolden and
Leah (Brent) Lee; his brother Philip Gordon and family; four grandchildren, Lillian Gordon,
Isabella Gordon, Ava Gordon and Seth Nolden.