John Douglas ‘Doug’ Gordon

Published 5:56 pm Saturday, July 14, 2018

YAZOO CITY — John Douglas “Doug” Gordon, 60, of Yazoo City, passed away peacefully Friday, July 13, 2018, at his home.

A native of Yazoo City he was a heavy equipment operator and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his life partner of 30 years, Carla Buchanan of Yazoo City; daughters, Paige Boykin (Brad) of Florence, Niki McDaniel (Roger) of Ridgeland and Amy Barnes (David) of Brandon, sons, Tommy Morris (Angie) of Shreveport, La., and Matt Smith (Leigh) of Ridgeland; brothers, Thomas Gordon (Diane “Dee”) of Yazoo City and Danny Gordon (Angie) of Carthage; sisters-in-law, Diane Gordon of Yazoo City and Jeannie Gordon of Brandon; 16 grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

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Doug was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Myrtrea Gordon Sr.; son, John Christopher Gordon; brothers, Hugh Gordon Jr. and Malcolm Gordon.

Services will be Monday, July 16 at Stricklin-King Funeral Home with visitation starting at 3:00 P.M. With services to follow at 4 p.m. Doug’s final resting place will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Phoenix.

Pallbearers will be; Trystin Slaton, Thomas Gordon, Jr.,Blayne Gordon, Josh Boykin, Matt Smith, Dalton Morris, and Zeryk Smith.