BRASELTON - Alton "Donny" E. Gordy, Jr., 65, passed away early morning on Friday, September 27, 2013.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alton E. Gordy, Sr. and Harriett Vaughn Gordy; son Alton E. "Trey" Gordy, III; and brother, Bill Gordy. Donny had several health issues, heart problems and had been on hemodialysis for the past six months. He had been doing very well but he had not been feeling well this week. He was born and raised in Griffin. He was a career land surveyor and draftsman. He worked for Land Developing Company in Lilburn as a project manager for several years. Donny loved to deer hunt with his good friend, Tim Poole and would hunt for days at a time. His hobbies were collecting knives, coins and other items.
He was a member of the West Jackson Lion's Club and Northeast Church. Donny loved the Lord. He was a Sunday School teacher for many years. Donny loved people. He would have the Sunday School Class over for cookouts and a game of Dominoes. He also enjoyed having Tuesday Night Bible Study at his home with close friends.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years, B. Gordy; daughter, Heather Kersting (Clay); granddaughter, Hope Gordy; and grandson, Chase Kersting.
Funeral services were held Sunday, September 29, at Northeast Church, 2001 Cherry Dr., Braselton, GA, 30517. The Revs. Russell Harbin and Jack Chalmers officiated. Interment was at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Braselton.
Memorial contributions may be made to Northeast Church Building Fund. Lawson Funeral Home, Hoschton, was in charge of arrangements.