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William Robert Jordan

January 1, 1953 — November 27, 2023

William Robert Jordan (Bob Jordan) passed away on November 27th, 2023, at his home after battling a hard fight with pancreatic cancer. He was 70 years old.

Born on January 1st, 1953, in Yokohama, Japan, Bob pursued an Engineering degree and graduated from Purdue University in the 1970's. He spent his career of 40+ years working in automotive manufacturing where he met numerous people who became great friends.

Bob loved spending time with his wife, Liz, and their two dogs, Hattie & Alex. He spent countless summers working in his garden, growing all kinds of different vegetables. He loved his career in automotive, and loved mentoring the people that worked for him. He especially loved all of his coworkers that became close friends along the way. Bob was one of a kind and always knew how to light up a room. He was always encouraging and inspiring people with his positive, optimistic, and humorous personality. Bob was loved by many, and he will never be forgotten.

Bob was preceded in his death by his stepson, Gary G. Draveling II. Surviving relatives include: Elizabeth Jane Jordan (wife), Sally Sue Brown (sister), Michael (Belinda) Jackson (brother-in-law), John (Linda) Jackson (brother-in-law), Becky O'Mara (sister-in-law), Lois (Gary) Bartow (sister-in-law), Denise (Malcom) Blunkall (sister-in-law), and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial celebration will be held at a later date. Details will follow. In lieu of flowers please make donations to McKamey Animal Shelter or any other animal rescue of choice.


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