Tuesday July 28, 2015

a08 gordonTravis Lee Gordon died June 21, 2014, at his home in Eckert. He was 37.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Mr. Gordon was born in Whitefish, Mont., March 18, 1977, to Joseph and Pamela (Geyer) Gordon. He spent his childhood in Colorado, Montana and Alaska. He attended school in Whitefish, Mont., and graduated from Whitefish High School in 1996. He completed training in union cement masonry at the Collbran Job Corps in 2000.

After graduation he moved to Eckert. He received an associate degree in criminal justice from Anthem College.
Mr. Gordon enjoyed his family, his dog, fishing, shooting and the Seattle Seahawks.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Pam and Craig Mertes of Eckert; his father and stepmother, Joe and Darlene Gordon of Florence, Mont.; his grandparents, Darrell and Betty Geyer of Eckert; two brothers, Justin (Amber) Gordon and their children, Della and Gus, all of Delta, and Jason Mertes of Fruita; a sister, Megan (Sam Yeager) Mertes and children Marten and Ben, all of Durango; and two uncles, Darren (Corrie) Geyer and Mathew Geyer, all of Eckert.
Memorial contributions may be sent to HopeWest, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416, or to the American Diabetes Association,
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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