Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Robert E. Gordon, 77

Richburg, NY – Robert E. Gordon, 77, of 175 Griffith Street, passed away on Friday, July 15, 2022, at the Highland Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Wellsville.  Robert was born in Wayland, NY on August 9, 1944, the son of the late Edwin and Dorothea (Baley) Gordon.

Bob was a life-time member of the New York State Fireman’s Association and the a life member of the Bolivar Fire Department.  He worked as a carpenter in Bolivar for many years. He loved to collect trains and visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Malcom Davison.

Bob is survived by five sons Robert Gordon of South Dakota and William (Barbie) Gordon of Richburg, Larry (Cindy) Gordon of Castile, Eric Gordon of Cuba, Andrew (Krystal) of South Dakota; three daughters Melissa (Mike) Tilton of Olean, Susan (Danny) White of Bath, and Angelic (Matt) Jeitz of South Dakota;  a brother Jack Gordon of Florida, as well as 25 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.  In addition to his parents, Edwin and Dorothea, he was predeceased by a son Michael Gordon and a brother Jim Gordon. 

A private graveside service is being planned for a later date. Please consider memorial donations to the Bolivar Volunteer Fire Department. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.


  1. He was my buddy ! Always loved talking on the phone with him will miss you Bob!!!! Love you RIP 🙏

    1. Forgot to sign my name Elsie may Jamison (Ellie)

  2. I lived with him and his family for a while. He was like a dad to me. He will be missed my thoughts and prayers for the family that loved him.