Gordon Tennyson Passmore, age 91, of Keysville, VA, passed away on Monday, October 7, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Reeves Passmore, his parents, George Gordon and Virginia Elizabeth Passmore; his sister, Virginia Hardy Passmore.

Gordon is survived by his daughter, Peggy Burroughs and husband, Ronnie. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict in the 306th Field Hospital.  Gordon was a retired tobacco farmer and a carpenter. He was a lifelong member of Ledbetter Christian Church. Gordon loved bluegrass music and his granddog “Red”.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a. m., Thursday, October 10, 2019, in Ledbetter Christian Church, Meherrin, with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Ledbetter Christian Church, c/o Dotty Newcomb, 326 6th Avenue, Kenbridge, VA 23944, or the Charlotte County Rescue Squad, P O Box 330, Keysville, VA 23947.  The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA is serving the family.

Condolence Messages

  1. Billy & Geraldine Glasscock

    09 October 2019 3 years ago

    Keeping you all in our prayers. He was a long time friend and Billy said that he will miss going by and talking about old times.

  2. Janice Francisco

    22 October 2019 3 years ago

    Peggy and Ronnie:
    I am so sorry to just hear of your Father’s passing. I know you will miss him terribly. He was such a wonderful person and you were so devoted to him especially after your Mom passed.

    Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. May he RIP and may you find comfort and cherish all of your loving memories of your Father.

    Janice Francisco

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