December 16, 1918 ~ March 10, 2011
Greece: Thursday, March 10, 2011 at age 92. Predeceased by his beloved wife of 66 years, Ruth K. Oakes and his son-in-law, William Skivington. Survived by his daughter, Nancy Skivington; his son and daughter-in-law, Marshall K. and Christine Oakes; his grandchildren, Michelle (Jeremy) Neitzel, Marshall G. (Angela) Oakes, Michael R. and Lesa Oakes, Erin Skivington (Michael Heuer) and David (Christine) Skivington; great-grandchildren, Matthew Yackel, Alexis Neitzel, Dylan and Haley Oakes; several nieces and nephews. He was retired from the Taylor Instrument Co. after 40 years of service, he was a member of the Chorus of the Genesee for more than 40 years, a member of the Wakan-Hubbard Lodge #154 F&AM and a member of the Wakan-Hubbard Lodge #154 F&AM and a member of the Bethany Presbyterian Church. He was an avid golfer. A special thanks to Dr. Michael Herbowy, Lifetime Care Hospice the staff at Unity Hospital, and the staff at St. John's Home for Gordon's care. Friends may call Sunday 1-4 at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road, Greece Chapel. His Funeral Service will be held Monday at 11 o'clock in the funeral home chapel. Entombment, Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may make contributions to the Greece Public Library Barnard Crossing Branch 2780 Dewey Ave., Rochester, NY 14616 in his memory.