William Larry “Flash” Gordon

– 12/17/2021

Obituary for William Larry “Flash” Gordon

William Larry “Flash” Gordon also lovingly known as “Pawpaw”, departed this life on December 17, 2021 at Parkwest Hospital.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle.  He always had a smile, a joke and a great personality.  He was a proud Vietnam Veteran.  He retired from Alcoa Aluminum Company where he was Chairman of the Board of the Union for many years. 

He was preceded in death by his parents William and Willie Mae Gordon, sisters Lynda Gordon Isom and Sarah Francis Gordon; brothers James and Lloyd Gordon.   

He leaves to cherish his memories, devoted wife of 49 years, Katherine Gordon.  His loving and devoted children Larry “Woo” Gordon, Tina Jones, Mary Gordon, Sharon Kimbrough, Traci Cook.  His grandchildren Brandon Fair, Jeffrey Conwell Jr, Bradley Rice, Jeremiah Conwell,  Latrece Fain, Nikki Taylor, Kris Kimbrough and Jamesia (Jeremy) Williams: great grandchildren that were the apples of his eye Zion and Zuri Fair; devoted niece Patricia Gordon Jones, Sue Towns, devoted nephew William “Chicken” Gordon and Shannon Dave; sisters in law Shirley Gordon and Lois Dave; many cousins to include Carolyn Wilkerson, Janice Deathridge, Curtis Logan and a host of other relatives and friends too numerous to name. 

The family will receive friends Tuesday December 28, 2021 at Payne Avenue Missionary Baptist Church from 12:00 pm – 12:45pm with services following.  Rev.  A. D. Baxter officiating.  Arrangements by Jarnigan & Son Mortuary. 

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Receiving of Friends

Tuesday December 28, 2021
12:00 pm – 12:45pm
Payne Avenue Missionary Baptist Church
2714 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914

Funeral Service

Tuesday December 28, 2021
12:45pm
Payne Avenue Missionary Baptist Church
2714 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914

 

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