C. Gordon Breedlove, 86, of Crothersville, passed away at 1:15 AM on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at Beehive Homes of Scottsburg.
Born March 12, 1927 and raised in Scottsburg, he was the son of Clarence H.”Shorty” and Martha F. (Cochran) Breedlove.
On February 18, 1949 in Scottsburg, he married Ruth (Floyd) who passed away on September 13, 1992.
He was of Christian faith and attended churches in Crothersville. Gordon was a graduate of Scottsburg High School, serving and retiring from the United States Army during WWII, Retired Army CWO 3 Warrant Officer 33 years and 8 months, he also worked after the military as an auto parts jobber, contractor, in the insurance business 17 years, licensed real estate broker, operated car washes, and worked for Cummins Engine Company. He also served on the Crothersville Town Board for 4 years, Crothersville Community School Board for 12 years, Region 10 Director of Indiana School Boards for 3 years, Indiana School Bus Safety Committee for 3 years, Federal Relations network for 3 years.
Survivors include a daughter, Cynthia Breedlove of Cincinnati, Ohio, a son, Ryan Todd (Missy) Breedlove of Crothersville, 7 grandchildren Natasha (Cole) Elmore of North Vernon, Nicholas Breedlove of Crothersville, Ericha (Jamey) Wilson of Seymour, IN, Bryna Breedlove of Crothersville, IN, Madisyn Ferris, Arianna Ferris, Lilly Ferris all of Crothersville, 5 great grandchildren, Avery & Mallory Wilson of Seymour, Makinlee Breedlove, Alivia Kyle & Parker Elmore, all of North Vernon, IN, 3 sisters, Maud Roy Gray of Scottsburg, Lois Maggard of Sebastian, Florida, Diane Elliott of Scottsburg.
He was preceded in death by his wife, son, Eric G. Breedlove, 2 sisters, Mary Dale Nicholson, & Jane Bunch.
Reverend Mark Wooten will conduct funeral services at 1:00 PM on Sunday, February 16, 2014 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Saturday, February 15, 2014 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and after Noon on Sunday both at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.
Memorial donations may be given in memory of Gordon to Crothersville Cemetery or Wounded Warrior Project c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.