Thomas F. Gordon

FOWLER — Thomas F. “Trapper” Gordon, 75, of Fowler, passed away Tuesday morning, Aug. 1, 2017, at home.

He was born Feb. 23, 1942, in Sharon, Pa., the son of Thomas S. and Florence Moore Gordon.

He was a Vernon High School graduate and was in the Coast Guard from 1960 to 1964.

Thomas was of the Methodist faith.

He retired as a self-employed handyman. He had previously worked at Brainard Strapping.

He belonged to the Kinsman American Legion, the Ohio Trappers Association, the “coffee club “ at Five-Points and was a lifetime member of N.A. Fishing Club.

His hobbies were fishing, trapping and hunting.

Thomas is survived by two daughters, Florence (Archie) Hess of Virginia and Dr. Carol Ann Zammara of Oregon; a son, Thomas (Elizabeth) Gordon of North Carolina; three grandsons; two great-grandchildren; five sisters, Connie Scharville of Burghill, Bonnie (Carl) Simmers of Silver Lake, the Rev. Kathie (Dave) Thomas of Poland, Yvonne (Wayne) Hurst of Fowler and Gail Trunick of Burghill; and three brothers, Ronald (Florence) Gordon of Burghill, Donald (Helene) Gordon of Fowler and Jon Gordon of Wisconsin.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends and relatives may call for a time of visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at Galloway-Onstott Funeral Home, 3451 state Route 7, Hartford, where his memorial service will be 8 p.m. with the Rev. Mary Ann Rufener officiating. A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at Westview Cemetery in Vernon Township.

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