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Gordon Stanley McWhorter

December 20, 1937 — November 12, 2023

Gordon Stanley McWhorter, 85, departed from this life on Sunday, November 12, 2023. Gordon was born December 20, 1937, in Wolfforth, Texas to Ben McWhorter and Thelma (Collins) McWhorter.

Gordon is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Ila Mae (Anderson) McWhorter of Brock, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, Doug and Sharon McWhorter; son, Roland McWhorter; grandson and wife, Ryan and Brittney McWhorter; granddaughter and husband, Nicole and Drew Bailey; and great-grandchildren, Phoenix McWhorter, Penelope McWhorter, and Lantana Bailey. He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers and two sisters; and his granddaughter, Mandi McWhorter.

Following his military service in the United States Air Force, Gordon worked for the United States Postal Service and for the Brock School District. He was unwavering in his faith and served as deacon to the churches he and his family had attended over the years, Emmanuel Baptist, Brock Baptist, and First Baptist Church of Weatherford. Gordon had a friendly spirit and he loved his family and friends. He was known for his sweet tooth and he greatly enjoyed camping. Gordon will be deeply missed by his family and his community.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 18, 2023, at the First Baptist Church of Weatherford, 222 W. Church St., Weatherford, Texas 76086. No visitation is scheduled at this time.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Parker County Center of Hope.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, November 18, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Weatherford

222 West Church Street, Weatherford, TX 76086

The funeral home is not involved in the service and no visitation is scheduled at this time.

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