Services Announced for George Gordon

Calling hours and funeral services have been announced for longtime Section X Coach George Gordon, who passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at the age of 62.

George Gordon in his Potsdam Central School football uniform, 1972.

Calling hours for Gordon will be this Sunday, Oct. 6 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Garner Funeral Home in Potsdam.
Funeral Services will be Monday, Oct. 7 at 11 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church at 42 Elm Street, Potsdam.
A Gathering will follow at the West Potsdam Fire Hall located at 801 Co. Rd. 34, Potsdam.

Gordon has coached track and field, football, and basketball at several districts across Section X, including Gouverneur, Canton and Potsdam.

For the last 10 years, Gordon volunteered his time to Section X and became a member of “The Crew,” a group of men and women who work winter playoff events as ticket takers, security, greeters, program sellers, and whatever other roles must be filled to make those events run smoothly. He has also been an announcer, scoreboard operator, and coordinated player rosters and invitations for boys and girls All-Star senior basketball games and assisted with the three-point and dunk competitions.

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