Gary Patrick Jordan Sr., 78

January 11, 2011

MARCH 17, 1931-JAN. 10, 2011

Gary Patrick Jordan Sr., 78, of Hagerstown, passed away on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at Golden Living Health Care Center in Hagerstown.

Born March 17, 1931, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Ernest Porterfield and Nina Irene (Goetz) Jordan.

He was a member of the Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 in Hagerstown and the Hagerstown VFW Post 1936.

 Gary retired from the U.S. Army as a radio operator in 1968, after 20 years of service. His military decorations include the Air Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, National Defense Medal, Good Conduct Medal and two overseas bars.

He is survived by his loving family.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife.

Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family in Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery.

Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown, is in charge of the arrangements.

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