DANIELSVILLE - Melvin Douglas “Doug” Gordon, 71, passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at the Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens.
He was born in Madison County on May 19, 1942, the son of the late Webb Johnson and Pascal M. Hilley Gordon. He worked for Quality Foods and was of the Baptist denomination.
Survivors include his wife, Sallie Mae Gordon, Danielsville; children, Timothy D. Gordon and Melvin Kenneth Gordon, both of Danielsville, Joseph Kent Brown, Lexington, and Sharon Lee Gordon, Ila; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and sisters, Helen Watson, Danielsville, and Patricia Ann Segars, Ila.
A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, October 11, at the family home, 27 Furnace Creek Road, Danielsville, GA 30633.
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Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, is in charge of arrangements.