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Herschel D. “Sam” Jordan, age 91, of Nottingham, PA, passed away on Thursday, November, 14, 2013, at Neighborhood Hospice, West Chester, PA. He was the husband of Grace Wilson Jordan, who passed away in 1990, and with whom he shared 43 years of marriage.
Born in Mountain City, TN, he was the son of the late Hedrick and Lily Bruce Smith Jordan.
Sam was a carpenter working out of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America, Local No. 626, Wilmington, DE, retiring in 1982. He was a member of the Union for 60 years.
Sam served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean Conflict.
He was a member of the American Legion, Rising Sun, MD, the VFW in Hockessin, DE and the Moose Club.
Sam enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, taking his dog Buddy for rides and being with his family and friends.
He is survived by four children, Linda S. Johnson and her husband Bill of Nottingham, PA, Robert L. Jordan and his wife Debra of West Grove, PA, Gary D. Jordan and his wife Georgia of Delaware and Brenda L. Jordan of Delaware; two sisters, Mary Peters of Winter Haven, FL and Opal “Sis” Eggers of Hoover, AL; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by two sisters, Betty Jo Edens and Pauline Stout and two brothers, Curtis Jordan and James Jordan.
You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 10:00 to 12:00, Wednesday morning, November 20, 2013, at the Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home, 200 Rose Hill Road, West Grove, PA. His funeral service will follow at 12:00. Burial will be in Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square, PA.
In lieu of flowers, take a loved one out to dinner.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.griecocares.