George L. Jordan, 94 of Seattle, WA was born March 2, 1926 in Dumas AR to George Jordan Sr. and Elvira Eatmon. He was the only child born to this union, with no brothers or sisters. At an early age his family moved to St. Louis, MO. where he was raised. He graduated from Sumner High S
chool in St. Louis in 1944 and soon after was inducted into the U.S. Navy. He was stationed at Sandpoint Navel Air Station in Seattle and discharged in 1946 in Bremerton WA. At this time he decided to remain in Washington State becoming employed at Boeings Co. He went on to attend the University of Washington school of Pharmacy and graduated in 1953. While attending college he worked for the Maritime Association as a Longshoreman and advanced to Waterfront Checker. He also worked several years as Pharmacist at Mayrand Drugstore.
Mr. Jordan was always a kind and generous person. He loved traveling abroad and within the U.S. to visit family. He also enjoyed fishing, gardening, photography and above all was a avid sports enthusiast, loving baseball and basketball but was a diehard Seahawks fan with season tickets. He was also a proud lifetime member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.
In 1964 Mr. Jordan and his wife opened Jordan's Drug and Grocery Center, Seattle WA. Over the years Mr. Jordan worked many long hours, helped so many people and community organizations and proudly served his community for 35 years. So many in the Seattle area knew, loved and respected him.
ON Wednesday, October 7th, he peacefully passed away and will forever be missed by those he leaves behind.
Mr. Jordan is survived by his wife Nettie Jordan, daughter Glenda Jordan-Buchanan and son Arlyn Jordan. Grandchildren: Andre Piper Jordan (Tanesha), Aaron Jordan and Donny Buchanan. Great-grandchildren Andre Jordan Jr. and Piper Jordan and a host of relatives and friends.
No services due to COVID-19. The family would like to sincerely thank everyone for your support and acts of love expressed with calls, cards, flowers and prayers. We sincerely appreciate you during this difficult time.