Mr. William Elbert Gordy, 78, of Chatsworth, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2013, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was of the Baptist faith.
William was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Singleton Gordy; parents, Ed and Nellie Gordy; and brother, Ronald Gordy.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Ricky and Angela Childers of Calhoun; daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and Tim Welch of Chatsworth; brother, Donald Gordy of Denver, Colo.; sister, Kathryn Searels of Dalton; grandchildren, Mandy and Jeff Jackson, T.J. and Ashley Welch, Richard Childers, Jeremy Childers, Andrea Childers, Matt Bouge and Chris Bouge; 12 great-grandchildren; nephews.
Services for Mr. Gordy are today at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home with the Rev. Donald Young officiating. Interment will be in Murray Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home today until the funeral hour.
Peeples Funeral Home and Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of arrangements.