Gordon R. Younger

Died Jan. 3, 2018


Gordon Ray Younger, 65, of Leesburg, Fla., passed away Jan. 3, 2018, at Florida Hospital Waterman, Tavares, Fla., with his loving family by his side.

Gordon was born Dec. 2, 1952, in Peterborough, N.H., to his parents, Raymond A. Younger and Lillian I. Younger. He was formerly employed by Bausch & Lomb in Clearwater, Fla., for more than 34 years. He moved to Leesburg three years ago from Clearwater and was a devoted member of Church of the Nazarene of Leesburg, Fla. He was a proud veteran who served in the U.S. Navy. He volunteered at the Boys & Girls Clubs in Bradenton for several years and helped to form an astronomy club and model rocket club to help develop young minds.

He is survived by his loving brother and sister-in-law, Andy and Kay Younger of Leesburg, Fla.; two nephews, Michael (Amanda) Younger of Davisburg and Raymond (Sarah) Younger of Harrison City, Pa.; and two grandnephews and two grandnieces.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at noon at Church of the Nazarene in Leesburg, Fla., with a visitation to be held one hour prior to the service at the church. The burial will follow the funeral service at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Fla., with military honors.

Online condolences may be shared by visiting www.pagetheusfuneral.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Page-Theus Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Leesburg, Fla.


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