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Wayne Allen Gordon

Wayne Allen Gordon, 76, of Columbia City, IN, and with family ties to Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Gordon graduated from Columbia City Joint High School with the class of 1963. He worked for International Harvester for 30 years, retiring in the early 2000s from the Springfield, OH plant. He worked at Dana as well for a brief time, after Harvester closed the Fort Wayne location.

He was born on June 24, 1945, in Columbia City, to Leonard Dale and Florence Alice Elizabeth Collar Gordon. He married Janelle Conner on April 27, 1990. She preceded him in death on Jan. 20, 2016.

Survivors include his children, Bradley (Melissa) Gordon, Tammy (Randy) Kingrey, Michelle (Robert) Judd and Marla (Doug) Fahl; a sister, Sharon Coffelt; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Calling will take place on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at noon, with a funeral service to follow at 2 p.m., at DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City.

Burial will be at Greenhill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Whitley County.

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