Gordon Ivan Friis-Pettitt passed away at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, on Feb. 15, 2021, after suffering a major heart attack at the age of 63.
He was predeceased by his father, Gordon Friis-Pettitt; sister, Vera Lee Cardy; and daughter, Sabrina Jones.
Gordon was survived by the love of his life, his wife, Debbie Lynn Friis-Pettitt, of nearly 23 years.
He is lovingly remembered by his mother Mary Cardy; daughters Sheena Barbour, Staci Lingerfelt, and Kristen Fox and her family; sons John David Lingerfelt and David Peterson and his family; granddaughter Hannah Lingerfelt; grandchildren Billy, Jordan, Alliyah, Cameron, Conner, Ely, and Breanne; niece Meghan DeHoff; nephew Torrey Cardy; grandniece Hailee; grandnephew Jayson; brother Bruce; and sister Dawn-Mary.
Gordon was a devoted family man who loved the Lord and serving at the Key West Baptist Temple. He had a passion for smoking meats, fishing and fixing things. A special thanks to all of his family and friends for your sincere condolences, caring support and uplifting words of encouragement.
A celebration of Gordon’s life will be held at Key West Baptist Temple in Stock Island, Florida on Friday, Feb. 19, at 11 a.m. EST.