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Tommy Gordon

August 3, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Friday, June 11, 1937
Sunday, August 1, 2010
Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 10:00
North Side Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment will follow in Greenwood Community Cemetery. Family Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m., Aug. 4, 2010 at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Gordon was born in Haskell to Owen and Mayme Toliver. He graduated from Trent High School in 1955 and attended Cisco Jr. College and later transferred to Sul Ross University. He served in the U.S. Army in Alaska and played on the Yukon Command baseball team. He was employed with Cities Service Oil Company and their subsequent firm for 32 years; he retired in 1999 from the oil and gas industry. He was a member of North Side Baptist Church, the Glory Sunday School Class, the Gideon’s, and the Parker County American Legion, as well as volunteering with the Texas Baptist Men, Salvation Army Disaster Relief and volunteer Christian Builders.
Preceding him in death are parents; brothers Carroll Toliver and wife Mary, Bobby Toliver and Jim Toliver; brothers-in-law Raymond Rhoade and Bob Dulaney.
Survivors include wife Quilla; daughters Charolette Ragsdale of Irving, Whiney Smith and husband Allen of Aledo, Texas and Christy Herbstreit and husband Brian of Cedar Park; grandchildren Sara, Ryan and Emily Smith and Brett and Trey Herbstreit; sisters Linda Higgins and husband Brown of Missouri City, Glenna Rhoads of Abilene and Betty Jo Dulaney of Haskell; brother, Doug Toliver and wife Carolyn of Canton; sisters-in-law Sonja Toliver of Merkel, Nelda Toliver of Stafford and Judy Toliver of Breckenridge. GordonGordon

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, September 30

  • AHS JV Girls & Boys at JV Northwest Tournament, Willow Springs, 8 a.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Granbury at Aledo 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Joshua Loflin MS at Aledo MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Joshua Loflin MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS vs. Burleson at Aledo;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 1

  • Aledo Middle School 7G, 8G, 7B, 8B at Brewer Meet, 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, October 2

  • AHS JV at Granbury, 4:00 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo 7th Gym 1 & 8th MPC;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at North Central Texas Academy, 6:00 p.m.

Friday, October 3

  • Trinity Christian Academy at Fort Worth Hill School;
    JH, 5:00 p.m.;
    Varsity, 7:00 p.m.
    *District Games

  • AHS at Burleson Centennial;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 4

  • AHS Varsity at Nike South Invitational, Bear Branch Sports Park, 5205 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas, 77381, 7:30 a.m.

  • AHS JV at Reunion Run, Joe Wheeler Park, Decatur, Texas 76234, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, October 6

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Granbury Invitational 36 holes, Pecan Plantation, 8 a.m.

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