December 20, 2007
LEONARD E. GORDY
(5/23/1924 - 12/7/2007)
Leonard Eugene Gordy, 83 of Amarillo, Texas died December 7, 2007.
He was born May 23, 1924 in Downing, Missouri to George and Vera Gordy.
Leonard served in the U.S. Army WW II with Company M 413th INF 104th Division.
He married Donna Clyman in Bloomfield, Iowa June 17, 1948.
They lived in Burlington, Iowa where he worked for IAAP as a supervisor from 1949 until 1974. They moved to Amarillo in 1974 where he worked for Pantex and retired as a supervisor in 1987.
He was a member of the American Legion and Fraternal Order of the Elks in Iowa.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Donna Gordy of Amarillo, Texas; his son, M. Neal Gordy of Houston, Texas; his daughter, Kathyl Jogerst and husband Dr. Gerald of Coralville, Iowa; his sister Inez Scott of Lubbock, Texas and two grandchildren: Jonathan Jogerst and fiancÚ Casey Rosengarden and Ashby Jogerst and fiancÚ Darin Wilson.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, December 18, 2007 in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery Bloomfield, Iowa with Rev. Jim Wakelin officiating. Military rights were conducted by Reed Whisler Post #78 American Legion of Bloomfield, Iowa. Memorials to Amarillo Senior Citizen Center 1311 South Tyler, Amarillo, TX 79101 or Hillside Christian Church 6100 Soncy Rd., Amarillo, TX 79119
Memphis Funeral Home, Memphis, Missouri in charge of local arrangements.