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Official Obituary of

Joseph Wayne Gordon, Sr.

November 16, 1946 ~ March 16, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Joseph Gordon, Sr. Obituary

Joseph Wayne Gordon, Sr., 77, of Murrells Inlet, SC, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2024, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. He was born November 16, 1946, in Murrells Inlet, SC, son of the late, Herman Wesley Gordon and Aleene Burgess Gordon.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Gerald Gordon; daughter-in-law, Shannon Crocker Gordon; and nephew, Gerald "Bubba" Gordon.

He is survived by one daughter, Pattie Gordon of Murrells Inlet; one son, Wayne "Bruz" Gordon, Jr. of Murrells Inlet; brother, Wesley Gordon and wife, Betty of Murrells Inlet; four grandchildren, Brittany and fiancé, Hannah, Taylor and her husband, Tommy, Renae and her Husband, DJ, Lauren; eight great grandchildren, Colton "little buddy", Kimbi, Jett, Charlie, Gordon, Dalton, Elzie and Caroline; sister-in-law, Dot; cousin, Joan Overman; extended family members including, Taryn Wilson and husband, Tom, Joe Gordon and wife, Kim, Wes Gordon and wife, Gina, Debbie Bass, Sande “Sam” Causey and Tracey Tomko and husband, Mike.

Wayne proudly served in the United States Navy. He was a lifelong member of the Masons and the Murrells Inlet Masonic Lodge.

He owned and operated Gordons Used Cars in Murrells Inlet.

A celebration of Wayne’s life will be held 2:00pm Saturday, March 23, 2024 at Burroughs Funeral Home, 3558 Old Kings Hwy, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576. Burial will follow at Belin United Methodist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Friday, March 22, 2024 from 6:00-8:00pm at Burroughs Funeral Home.

The family has requested that memorial donations be made in Wayne’s name to the Murrells Inlet Masonic Lodge #368, 620 Collins Ave. Murrells Inlet, SC 29576.

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March 22, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services
3558 Old Kings Hwy.
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Celebration of Life
March 23, 2024

2:00 PM
Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services
3558 Old Kings Hwy.
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

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