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Stanly Gordon

March 1, 1954 — May 29, 2017

Eureka- Stanly J. Gordon, 63, of Eureka, passed away at 9:40 p.m., Monday, May 29, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
He was born March 1, 1954 in Peoria to John and Verna (Wood) Gordon. He spent his life and raised a family with his longtime partner Kathy Spires. She passed away on August 9, 2015 in Peoria.
He was also preceded in death by his father, and one grandson Grayson.
Surviving is his mother, Verna Gordon of Congerville; one son, Clayton (Amy) Spires of Lake Forrest, CA; one daughter, Lena Spires of Benson, IL; two brothers, Steve (Donna) Gordon of Deer Creek, Kelly (Shawn) Gordon of Normal; one sister, Sandy (Mick) Little of Leroy, IL; three grandchildren, Audrey, Preston and Charlee and several nieces and nephews.
Stan was a diesel mechanic for 25 years with Cox Transfer. For the last five years he has been working for CRST. He was a kind and caring person often putting others needs before his own. He enjoyed hanging out with his friends at local establishments.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, June 2, 2017 at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation will be accorded. Burial of his cremains will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.
Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, OSFof Peoria or Deer Creek Rescue Squad.
Online tributes and condolences may be made at

Memorial Visitation

JUN 1. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

Memorial Service

JUN 2. 10:00 AM (CDT)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

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