Wellsville , NY - Gary K. Jordan, 72, of Bolivar Rd, passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Jones Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. He was born on May 30, 1949 in Olean the son of the late Kieth and Marie (Tyler) Jordan. In Wellsville on June 1, 1968 he married his wife of fifty-three years, Barbara (Costello) Jordan – who survives.
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Gary K. Jordan, 72
Gary was a 1967 graduate of Wellsville High School. In 1969 he began to serve in the United State Army, where he was a combat medic serving in Vietnam, he remained with the Army until 1972. After discharging from the service, he began working for D&J Body, Worthington; and eventually he was self-employed, owning Wholesale Tire in Belmont. In his free time he enjoyed watching Jimmy Swagart; and was a member of the American Legion Post #702 in Wellsville.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by: a son, Matthew (Rita) Jordan; a daughter, Carrie (Kenny) Fanton; four grandchildren, Kaleb Jordan, Haylee (Trevor) Coleman, Jacob (Hannah) Fanton, and Kollin (Sara) Fanton; two great-grandchildren, Ivan Jordan and Harper Fanton; a sister, Judy (Ike) Connor; a sister-in-law, Peggy Jordan; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Gary was predeceased by: a son, Chad Jordan; and a brother, Eddy Jordan.
A private graveside service will be conducted by the American Legion Post #702 with full military honors. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.