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James Nelson Gordy I

April 23, 1945 ~ September 21, 2017 (age 72)

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SERVICES

Visitation
Monday
September 25, 2017

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Jessen Funeral Home - Whiteland Chapel
729 U.S. Hwy 31
Whiteland, IN 46184

Funeral Service
Monday
September 25, 2017

12:00 PM
Jessen Funeral Home - Whiteland Chapel
729 U.S. Hwy 31
Whiteland, IN 46184


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James Nelson Gordy I, 72, of Indianapolis, passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017, in Indianapolis. He was born April 23, 1945, in Davenport, Iowa, to his parents, Joseph and Hilda Gordy.

He worked as a machinist for Navistar’s engine plant, for 47 years, where he also served as a union steward. James served as a deputy police officer, back in Davenport, IA; he also was a Free Mason and enjoyed finding treasures at garage sales and Goodwill. He enjoyed gun shows and going on vacation. Most of all James loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.

The family will be hosting a visitation, from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on Monday, September 25th at Jessen Funeral home, Whiteland Chapel, 729 N. U.S. Hwy. 31. Rev. Jeff Sanders will be conducting a funeral service at 12 noon, also at the funeral home, on Monday Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens Cemetery, in Greenwood.