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Gordon Bailey Hite

February 24, 1932 ~ July 29, 2020 (age 88)

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SALEM - Gordon Bailey Hite, age 88, died Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Salem Regional Medical Center. Gordon was born February 24, 1932 in Pikeville, KY, a son of the late, Eliga and Alma (Spears) Hite.

Gordon worked as an enameler at Eljer Plumbingware. He was a member of Damascus Friends Church. Some of his joys were tinkering around the house and spending time with his grandchildren, where he loved watching their sporting games.

He is survived by his wife, the former Gracy A. Blackburn, whom he married July 11, 1951; one son, Larry Bailey Hite (companion Debbie Gibson) of Kentucky; two daughters, Patricia (Steve) Andres of Salem and Sherri (Tom) Boosz of Salem; two sisters, Christine (Jim) Miller of Salem and Lula Mae Cline of Salem; two brothers, Southie and Cecil (Sue) Hite both of Pikeville, KY; five grandchildren, Becky Beall, Jeff Andres, Kristi Hite, Michael and Bailey Boosz; five great-grandchildren, Jaret Andres, Luke Beall, Leighanna Hite, Maddy and Jackson Andres.

Besides his parents, Gordon was preceded in death by one sister, Irene Blackburn, and two brothers, Herman and Bill Hite.

Memorial service at 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 3, 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELED. Burial will be at Highland Memorial Park, Beloit.


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