Donald R. Jordon

Burial Date:

August 5, 2017

Birth & Death Date:

May 16, 1936 - December 27, 2014

Funeral Home:

Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada (Directions)


Ridge Hill Memorial Park - Graveside Service (Directions)

Donald R. Jordan, age 78, of Avon, and formerly of Lorain, passed away on the morning of Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014. 
He was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, on May 16, 1936, and had been a resident of Lorain since the age of twelve. Mr. Jordan moved to Avon three years ago.
A veteran of the United States Army, Don fulfilled duty assignments as a Combat Engineer attached to the 299th Engineer's Battalion.
He was employed as an assembler at Ford Motor Company's Ohio Truck Plant; a member of United Auto Workers Local 2000, he retired in 2000 following a career that spanned twenty-eight years with the automaker.
Don was an avid fan of Clearview High School athletics as well as all Cleveland professional sports teams. In addition, he enjoyed following his grandchildren's' athletic accomplishments throughout their high school careers.
Dedicated to his children and grandchildren, Mr. Jordan also displayed a love for dogs.
Survivors include his son, Michael (Laura) Jordan of Lorain; and daughters, Kimberly (Jeff) Hughett and Shelly (Ronald) Livingston also both of Lorain, along with Denise (Kevin) Naro of Monroe, Michigan. In addition, he leaves ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Don was preceded in death by his wife, Mary (nee Nemecek), in 2006; by his parents, Clarence and Annamae (nee Appleby) Jordan; by brothers, Clarence and Elmer Jordan; and by sisters, Thelma Hoak and Geraldine Kezmarski.
Private family funeral services will be conducted in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, Lorain.
Memorial contributions are encouraged to the Animal Protective League of Lorain County -8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035.
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