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David Jordan

November 21, 1931 — August 8, 2017

David James Jordan, 85, of Newton, died Tuesday (August 8, 2017) at the Newton Medical Center.

He was born on November 21, 1931 in Economy, Indiana, the son of Raymond Ward and Jennie Juanita Atkinson Jordan. He graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. degree in Agriculture Economics.

David married Donna Wilson on October 10, 1953 in Cambridge City, Indiana. Shortly after he enlisted in the U.S. Army as a food inspector at Camp Darby near Livorno, Italy during the Korean Conflict.

He later married Annabell Cryder Blair on June 17, 1977 in Jenks, Oklahoma. She died on December 10, 2009.

For over 30 years he was a consultant for MacDow Industries in Winnipeg, Canada, and was still working with them at the time of his death. He also owned and operated Jordan Concepts.

He was a member of the Central Christian Church in Wichita. He enjoyed doing photography and loved Classical music.

David moved from the Tulsa area to Newton to be closer to his family shortly after the death of Annabell.

Survivors include his son Mark Wilson Jordan of North Newton; daughters Ann Elaine Walker and husband Richard, Judy Ellen Wiebe and husband Donald all of Newton, Susan Eileen Ray and husband Todd of Hutchinson, Carol Elizabeth Roths and husband Randy of Wichita; one brother Raymond Thomas Jordan of Muncie, Indiana; brother-in-law Vic Kendall of Rushville, Indiana; 11 grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

David is also preceded in death by his parents and two sisters Margaret McCoy and Louise Kendall.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday (August 11, 2017) at Trinity Heights United Methodist Church in Newton. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Newton.

A memorial has been established with Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice and Tulsa Symphony Orchestra. Contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.
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