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James Nelson Gordy IApril 23, 1945 ~ September 21, 2017 (age 72)
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.