Robert J. “Bob” Gordon, 72, Ottawa, died Sunday, April 24, 2016, at Olathe Hospice House.

He was born Jan. 13, 1944, in Centerville to Perry and Opal Gordon.

He worked for BNSF for 31 years before retiring to his dream farm in Ottawa.

Survivors include three sons, David, Jay and Michael Gordon; a brother, Jim Gordon; a sister, Dottie Thompson; and two stepchildren, David McDaniels and Debbie McDaniels.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna.

A celebration of life will be with a potluck at noon May 7 at the American Legion Hall, Wellsville.

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