Gordon Lee Butler

Gordon Lee Butler, Sr., age 71, of Corning, died Friday, January 26, 2018 at Corning Hospital. Gordon was born October 5, 1946 in Corning, NY, son of the late Lorre and Naomi (Burrell) Butler. He worked for Corning, Inc. for 25 years.


Gordon is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and Robert Gitchell, his son, Gordon, Jr., as well as his grandchildren, Robert Gitchell, Jr., Amanda Gitchell, Tyler Gitchell, Danielle Butler and Gordon Butler III. He was also survived by three sisters: Linda A. Moore, Ethel Wilson and Ellen Teeter, and one brother, Lorre Butler, Jr. Gordon was preceded in death by brothers, Wallace and Donald Butler.


Gordon will be remembered forever as a man who could light up any room and put a smile on anyone's face. Charismatic, quick-witted and forever laughing, Gordon will be missed.


Services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.


Gordon's family entrusted his care to Haughey Funeral Home, Inc., Corning.