Gordon Lee Ahart
Gordon Lee Ahart
  • November 22, 1933 - March 20, 2017
  • California

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Gordon Lee Ahart November 22, 1933 - March 20, 2017 Gordon Lee Ahart, 83, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2017 in Modesto, CA. He was born in Bartlett, Iowa to Roy and Pearl Ahart. In 1947, the family moved to Modesto, California. After graduating from Modesto High School in 1953, he moved to Glen Ellen, California where he owned and operated a grocery store/butcher shop. After six years in Glen Ellen, he moved his family to Riverbank, California. From then to retirement, he worked in the construction industry.

Gordon enjoyed bowling, fishing, hunting, golfing, horse racing, NASCAR, and the occasional trip "up the hill" to the casino. He was a member of Sons in Retirement and Laborers Local Union. He was also proud to be a descendent of Daniel Boone. He is preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Pearl Ahart and sister, Beulah Pearl Ahart Jordan. He leaves his wife of 44 years, Karel (Shively) Ahart; his sons, Jeff Ahart Sr. (Kim); Kevin Ahart; Bill Cherry (Lacey); Tom Cherry; ten grandchildren and twenty-one great grandchildren