Gordon R. Rawn


  • Visitation:
    Monday, October 9, 2017
    2:00 PM - 4:00 & 7:00-9:00 PM
    Alexander-Rothwell Funeral Home
    Wading River, New York

  • Funeral Service: 
    Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM
    Alexander-Rothwell Funeral Home
    Wading River, New York

  • Private Cremation


Born: September 29, 1943
Died: October 4, 2017
Age:  74

Gordon R. Rawn (aka Butch), 74, of Wading River, NY, died unexpectedly and peacefully at his home on October 4, 2017. He was the amazing and wonderful husband to Pamela Rawn (Ashworth) for 52 years and the loving father of Kimberly Wehunt and Kristin (Jeffrey) St.Clair. Gordon also leaves two brothers James Rawn and Roger Young. He lived for every moment to spend time with his granddaughters, Kara (Igor) Brishkoski, Abigail Wehunt, Sophia Wehunt, Alexandra St. Clair, and Anna St. Clair. Gordon Rawn retired from the U. S. Navy as a chief petty officer (hospital corpsman) in 1981.  During his Navy career, he served as a combat corpsman with the 1st battalion 1st Marines in the Vietnam War in 1966 - 1967.  He obtained his B. S. in Radiation Protection and completed a wonderful career with the Radiation Assistance Program at Brookhaven National Laboratory. He will always be remembered for his love of and service to his country, his devotion to his family, and his larger-than-life attitude.  Visitation will be on Monday 2-4 PM & 7-9 PM at the Alexander-Rothwell Funeral Home, 6447 RT 25A, Wading River, NY. The funeral services and honor guard will be held on Tuesday at the Funeral Home at 10:00 AM.  Afterward, there will be a private cremation.


Alexander-Rothwell Funeral Home
6447 Route 25A
Wading River, New York 11792

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