Marcus Delbert Gordon, 16, of Granite City, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015.
He was born Nov. 30, 1998, in Wood River, a son to Ben and Bonda (Anderson) Gordon Jr. Marcus was an 11th-grade student at Coordinated Youth who enjoyed football, basketball and music. Marcus loved his family and his family loved him. He will be remembered for his kind and gentle heart and all the special times he shared with his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by and will be missed by his brother, Cody Gordon of Granite City; his sister, Taylor Gordon of Granite City; niece, Layla Conway of Granite City; nephews, Liam Conway of Granite City and Bennett Gordon of Granite City; grandmas, Blanche Young of Granite City and Edith McIntire of Madison; and numerous cousins and many other extended family members and friends.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, 2015, with Pastor Keith Briddick officiating at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. Burial will follow at St. John Cemetery on Maryville Road in Granite City. Memorials are suggested to the family.