Joseph Allen Gordon, 40, of Belleville, IL, passed away at 8:45 a.m. on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Friday, November 4, 2016 at the First Christian Church in Effingham, with Rev. David McConnell officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service Friday at the church. Services are in the care of Johnson Funeral Home, 1110 N. Fourth Street, Effingham.
Memorials may be made in loving memory of Joseph to the 623 Club A.A.in Belleville, IL.
Joseph was born on October 29, 1976, Phoenix, AZ. He married Glenda Slone on October 18, 2013 in Galena, Arkansas, and she survives.
Joseph dedicated his life to Christ and became a member of the First Christian Church in Effingham. He was also a member of the 623 Club A.A. in Belleville. Joseph had four children, Isaac, Jasmine, Jayden, and Jade, which he loved very much. He enjoyed fishing and watching movies with his wife. Joseph would call his wife “GG”, and she was also his best friend.
Joseph is survived by his wife, Glenda Gordon of Belleville; mother, Shirley Marlene (Russell) Morris of Galena, KS; step-father, Mark Schmohe of Effingham; children, Isaac Gordon, Jasmine Morton, Jayden Morton, Jade Morton and Nick Slone his wife’s son and good friend; brothers, Harley Schmohe of Galena, KS and Michael Schmohe of TN; and sister, Shantell (Wayne) Pruemer of Dieterich.