Gordon Wayne Rector, of Zephyrhills, Florida, was born May 29, 1927, in Rockford, Michigan, and passed away February 5, 2012 in Hospice House, Dade City, Florida, surrounded by family. He had three sisters and one brother who preceded him in death. He married Marjorie June Ritchie September 25, 1947, in Cedar Springs. Together they raised four children, Nancy (Scott) Martin, Scott (Jo) Rector, Tom (Paula) Rector, and Sandy (Robert) Rieckman, 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Gordon and Margie were married 64 years. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Cedar Springs. He retired from Essroc Cement Company in 1991 after 28 years. His large family and many friends will miss him. A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 1:00 pm at Elmwood Cemetery, Cedar Springs. Pastor Mary Ivanov officiating. Arrangements by Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home, Cedar Springs.