He was the son of Jimmy Gordon and Luluar Hughes Gordon.
Mr. Gordon was a member of the U.S. Army and served during World War II. He was retired from Chrysler Corporation and was a member of Union Ridge Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Bobbie Powell Gordon of Benton; sons Edward Gordon of Detroit, Mich., and Greg Gordon of Benton; daughter Paula Davis of Benton; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and one sister.
The funeral service was held on Friday, Dec. 21, at Collier Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Tim Cole officiated.
Interment was Saturday, Dec. 22, in Union Ridge Cemetery in Aurora.