Gordon Harrison Waite
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Gordon Harrison Waite

May 21, 1979 -

September 8, 2018

Gordon Waite, age 39, passed away on September 8, 2018. He was born on May 21, 1979 in Medford to Debbie and Jerry Waite. He was a 1998 graduate of North Medford High. After graduation he joined the Army and became a Army Airborne Ranger. He served his country with pride and received honors for his service. After the Army he went to work for UPS.

He is the father of Isabella and Owen Waite. He loved them with all his heart and was very proud to be their Dad. In 2012, he met the love of his life, Kacie Kantor, his fiancé. Gordon had a zest for life and a loyalty and love for his family and friends. He was always willing to lend a helping hand wherever needed. His passions were spending time with family and friends, rafting, hunting and coaching his kids sports.

His smile and hugs will be greatly missed by all.

He is survived by Kacie Kantor (fiancé), Isabella and Owen Waite (children), Debbie Waite (mother), Jeff Waite and Adam Waite (brothers).

His father, Jerry Waite, preceded him in death on June 26, 2018.

A celebration of life will be on Sunday, September 16, 2018, at Red Lily Vineyards located at 11777 Highway 238, Jacksonville, Ore. from 3 to 6pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to Wounded Warrior Project in honor of Gordon.

Printed Obituary
Published in the Mail Tribune
on September 14, 2018
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