Cover photo for Joseph Francis Gordon's Obituary
Joseph Francis Gordon Profile Photo

Joseph Francis Gordon

February 19, 1940 — July 14, 2023


Joseph Francis Gordon



Canton – Joseph Gordon, 83, passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2023, at Haywood Regional Medical Center.


He was the son of the late William and Catherine Gill Gordon and lived most of his life in Boston, Massachusetts.  He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Jo Anne Gordon; two sisters Patricia Gordon, and Catherine Gordon-Starmis. Joseph was a truck driver with Budweiser.


Joseph is survived by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy Tropeano Gordon; two daughters, Desiree Gordon of Massachusetts, and Deborah Gordon of North Carolina; two brothers, William Gordon and Dennis Gordon both of Massachusetts; three grandchildren, Eric, Sierra, and Tyler Caron; and two great-granchildren, Kimberly and Emma Eastman.  


A family gathering will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, 2023, at Wells Funeral Home in Canton.


The care of Mr. Gordon has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Home of Canton and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Joseph Francis Gordon, please visit our flower store.

Past Services


Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wells Funeral Home - Canton

3715 Asheville Highway, Canton, NC 28716

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 735

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree