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In Memory of

Lawrence Joe Gordy

December 23, 1932 - October 8, 2016

Obituary


Larry was a resident of Oceanside, California for over 40 years. He passed peacefully at home in his sleep. Larry was born and raised in Bono, Texas. He joined the United States Marine Corps and fought bravely in both the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was awarded a Purple heart for injuries in battle. Larry then worked 20 years for the University of California San Diego before retiring.

Larry loved the outdoors, fishing, walking the Oceanside Pier and gardening. His greatest passion was bowling; which he did actively until the very end. Everyone who...

Larry was a resident of Oceanside, California for over 40 years. He passed peacefully at home in his sleep. Larry was born and raised in Bono, Texas. He joined the United States Marine Corps and fought bravely in both the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was awarded a Purple heart for injuries in battle. Larry then worked 20 years for the University of California San Diego before retiring.

Larry loved the outdoors, fishing, walking the Oceanside Pier and gardening. His greatest passion was bowling; which he did actively until the very end. Everyone who knew and loved Larry probably has spent time bowling with him.

He was one of eleven siblings born to the late Chester ad Anna Perl Gordy. He is survived by his loving wife Misako Gordy; married for 53 years. Larry will be forever remembered by his two sons, David with spouse Andrea and William with spouse Kathryn, grandchildren William and his spouse Rachel, Chris, Ryan and his spouse Bailey, Steven, Kevin and his spouse Andrea, Jordan and Misa, great-grandchildren Lawrence A., Forrest and Elizabeth, along with countless family and friends who were blessed to know him.

Family and friends are invited to attend the memnrial service on Monday October 17th with viewing at 9:00am and the service at 10:00am at Eternal Hills Memoria Park 1999 El Camino Real, Oceanside, California 92054.