Patrick A. Gordon died on Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at his home in Bellevue. He was 59.
Patrick was born on November 3, 1952, to Einar and Corliss Gordon in Aberdeen. In his youth he was involved in Little League and Track and Field. He graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1971. He also attended Grays Harbor College, the University of Oregon and graduated from Western Washington University.
Patrick joined the U.S. Army Paratroopers when he was 20 and served three years. Later, he was a car salesman, worked for the PUD and retired from Qwest in 2008.
He was married to Jill Trohimovich for 24 years. They have one daughter, Sally.
Patrick was preceded in death by his father, Einar; and his sister, Elizabeth. He is survived by his wife, Jill; his daughter, Sally; mother, Corliss; brother, Bill; and sisters, Katie and Mary Louise.
A service with full military honors was held Monday at Mt. Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent.