Obituaries: Francis Frederick Jordon, Jr.

OTTUMA – Francis Frederick Jordon Jr., 55, of Ottumwa died August 7, 2019 at his home of natural causes.

He was born July 10, 1964 in Ottumwa to Francis Sr. and Ruth Hanson Jordon.  He married Virginia Hearn and they later divorced.

A resident of Ottumwa most of his life, he had been a metal worker and welder.

Francis enjoyed playing cards, motorcycles, bicycles, fishing and was a great cook.

Surviving are his children,  Rita, Shane, Misty, Jordin (Amanda), Christina, Danielle, Travis, Brent and Myrissa; 18 grandchildren, Isaiah, Christian, Ezekial, Lelande, Lorenzo, Nazario, Zayne, Jerry, Keygan, Addlynn, Jraydin, Bryghton, Terrance, Aleera, Bryce, Rayna, Natalie and Grayson; his siblings, Debra Weiss, Gwen (Richard) Brainard, John Jordon, George Jordon, Ben Britt and Stacy Paris; many nieces and nephews and two special friends, Angie and Lisa.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; foster mom, Linda Wilcox; his ex-wife, Virginia Hearn; two uncles, Michael Jordon and Keith Hanson.

His body has been cremated.

A celebration of life will be held from  5 p.m. to 9 p.m. August 17th at Westgate Towers Community Room in Ottumwa.

Memorials may be made to the family.