Billy Jordan

May 20, 1934 - September 5, 2013
Billy Jordan

Billy “Bill” Jordan age 79, of Wilmington passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2013 with his family by his side.

Bill was born in Tabor City, NC on May 20, 1934 to the late John Pross Jordan and Lizzie Gore Jordan.
He was also preceded in death by sisters, Pauline Halloran and Maggie Jordan; brothers, Ralph Jordan and Ted Jordan.

Bill leaves behind his teenage sweetheart and loving wife of 57 years, Dorothy “Dot” Sherron Jordan; daughter, Lynda Jordan Bootle (Mike) of Summerville, SC; son, William Paul Jordan (Faith) of Wilmington, NC;
two wonderful grandchildren, the loves of his life,
granddaughter, Paige Jordan and grandson, Randy Jordan (Carrie) both of Wilmington, NC; Sisters, Nula Lee Tingleff of Stone Mountain,
Ga and Karen Knarr of Columbia, SC; brother, Ricky Jordan (Bettie) of Hollywood,
Al; sister-in-law, Gloria Sherron King of Wilmington, NC and a number of nieces and nephews.

Bill worked at B&W until 1961 as a welder and was a member of local #329, he then traveled for 20 years with his family.

In 1980 he came home and worked at Federal Paper until retiring in 1996.
During retirement he loved his wood working, gardening,
fishing & oystering with his family and friends. Bill was a longtime member of Long Leaf Baptist Church. He was a member of the Theodore Roosevelt Masonic Lodge in Green Bay, WI and a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason and a member of Alhambra Shriners in Chattanooga,TN.

A memorial Service will be held 12 Noon Saturday September 7, 2013 at Long Leaf Baptist Church with Rev Eugene Ridley officiating.

Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Jerry Stephens, Jerry Garner, Robert Bryant, Sherwin Cribb, John Woods, Doug Hardwick and Jimmy Brigman.

In lieu of flowers , the family asks that donations be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1406 Physicians Dr. Wilmington, NC 28401.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403.


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  • September 07, 2013
    ronald pridgen says:
    I'm sure you will miss him alot. I will be thinking of you in my prayers

  • September 06, 2013
    Pat Mintz says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with you. Very sorry to hear of Bill passing. Love to all, Pat Mintz

  • September 05, 2013
    Jason Famiglietti says:
    Very sorry to hear about Bill's passing. He truly left a lasting impression on me. My thoughts and prayers are with Paul and his family.

  • September 07, 2013
    Sheri Ramsey King says:
    Dot and family,So sorry to hear of Bills passing. May you find peace in the memories that you shared. My thoughts and prayers

  • September 06, 2013
    BETSY AND CAPRICE COLEMAN says:
    OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL.