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William Gordon

William L. Gordon Jr.

Aug 27, 1952 - Sep 7, 2020
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William Lamar Gordon, Jr., Billy ‘Big Shoe’, was born August 27, 1952 in Toledo, Ohio to Reverend William Lamar Gordon, Sr. and Mildred (Miller) Butler. He was the oldest of 13 children. He attended Jesus W. Scott and graduated in 1972. Billy joined the armed forces after graduation but was honorably discharged. Billy accepted Christ at an early age under the guidance of his father, Reverend William L. Gordon, Sr. As he grew older, life happened.

As his life went on, he met many people and did many things but he finally rededicated himself to Jesus Christ in 2010. He found peace under the guidance of his best friend, Servant Jerome Brooks, who preceded him in death on July 20, 2020, at the Church of the Living God The Pillar and Foundation of the Truth in Holland, Ohio. Billy was excited about God’s word and would speak of the goodness of God to all those he was around. Rather it was at bible study in the senior living building where he resided, family/friends or the MC Bros…he just wanted us to know God as he did. He had his challenges but he knew how to ask God for forgiveness throughout his struggles. To God Be The Glory…He Was Saved!

Billy held numerous jobs as a bouncer at different clubs, a grocery store handler at Family Foods for many years; and being a solider with the Side Kick Motorcycle Club for 40+ years. He also frequent other MCs throughout Ohio, Detroit, MI and other cities/states.

Big Shoe was a loving, stubborn, straight talking, will put his ‘BIG SHOE’ down on you type of person; and would argue you down when he felt he was right about anything! But, he did it out of love and protection or he felt HE WAS RIGHT no matter how you came back at him.

William was preceded in death by his grandparents (paternal) Arthur and Eura Gordon and (maternal) Ruby Crawford and William Miller; his father, Reverend William L. Gordon, Sr., sister, Damita Jo Gordon, brothers; Stephen (Ice) Brown and Orlando Gordon; and his very Special Aunt Cora Allen as well as a number of uncles and aunts on both parents sides.

He leaves to cherish his memory: mother, Mildred (Lewis) Butler, especially by sister, Montina ‘Tina’ Gordon, sisters; Rochelle (Leon) Williams, Valerie Gordon, Fatimah (Butler) Jackson, Rachel and Pamela Gordon. Brothers: Dino, Michael, Bryant (Candice) and Matthew Gordon. His children: Gregory, Rhonda and Terry High; Tenekia (Daniel) Whatley. Grandchildren: La’Mia and Darris Sanders and Ja’Coyia Grinter. He will also be missed dearly by his nieces, Kamai Curry and Tinal Collins, nephews BJ Collins, Devin Carter and CJ Jackson; Aunts Marion (Gordon) Blue and Rose Robinson, special cousin Gloria Cooper as well as all of the Allen and Gordon cousins and many, many relatives, friends and his MC family, too.
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Barbara Baxter

Posted at 06:12am
My condolences to the Gordon family, my prayers are with you in your time of loss, I will continue to pray for the family
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Idella L. Reid

Posted at 02:06pm
To the family condolences to all of you. My prayers and thoughts go out to you. Cousin Idella Reid
(Mitchell) Love you.
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Barbara Baxter

Posted at 05:15am
My sincere condolences goes out to the family, I will continue to pray for yell in this time of loss
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Gwendolyn E.March Jones

Posted at 10:19pm
May your heart find comfort knowing that your love one is at home with the Lord
Love Gwendolyn E.March Jones & Family
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John Scott

Posted at 09:00pm
Big Shoe one of 1600 block of Fernwoods finest Rip my brother another angel gone home
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