Wednesday, July 27, 2005


GORDIE, Gerald R., 75, of Tampa passed away July 25, 2005. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Ollie Gordie, brothers, Howard and Dick Gordie, and his wife of 25 years, Peggy Gordie. Survivors include his son, Gerald R. Gordie Jr., and wife, Sharon; daughters, Diana Fisher and husband, Gary, Debbie Hartzner and husband, Charlie, Susan Larson and husband, Keith, Holly Warriner and Sarah Housh; mother-in-law, Eleanor Diaz; sister, Ginger Carlisle; grandchildren, Christopher, Justin, Shanne, Casey, Rachael, Jordan, Michael, Holly Ann, Chad and Kimberly; and nephews, Steve, Neil and Rick Gordie. Mr. Gordie was a Florida native. He was born in Dade County, lived and was raised in Sneads, and moved to Tampa in 1954. He retired from the Tampa Fire Department after serving 21 years. He was also with the Hillsborough County Fire Department for 10 years. Mr. Gordie also served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He received three Bronze Stars, ROK Presidential of Unit Citation a nd the Korean Service Medal, and was the recipient of an Air Medal, 6147 Tac Control Squadron. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 29, 2005, at Garden of Memories Funeral Home with interment following in Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. Family and friends will gather Friday one hour prior to services. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Attention: Joe Voscherian, Gold Shield Foundation, P.O. Box 271791, Tampa, FL 33688-1791, in his memory.
Published in the on 7/27/2005.

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