Gordon Francis Conover


Gordon Francis Conover, 49, of Houston, Texas passed away on January 15, 2019, surrounded in love by family members.at Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center.
Gordon was born in McAllen, Texas on September 26, 1969, and lived in South Texas and Monterrey, Mexico before moving to Houston as a teenager. He graduated from Stratford High School where he was on the football team. He later attended Blinn Junior College. He enjoyed a successful career as a retail salesman and manager and was affectionately nicknamed "Flash" by friends and coworkers. Gordon enjoyed history, sports, and laughter. His greatest joy was his family.
Gordon is survived by his life partner of 18 years, Naomi Garza-Conover, and their two children, Kaitlyn Brooks Conover and Peyton William Conover, his maternal grandmother Cirila Rivera Mendoza, his mother Adelina Flaischer, his father Brooks Wm. Conover, Jr. [Mary], and five siblings: Brooks Wm. (Bill) Conover III [Ken Miser], Carol McCord [Pat], George Garcia [Jeanne Vershinski], Francis Steele [Marcela], and Daniel Flaischer. He is also survived by another daughter, Claudia Anduiza (Conover), numerous nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, cousins, and extended family and lifelong friends.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 18, 2019, at Second Baptist Church Kingwood North Campus, followed by burial at San Jacinto Cemetery. Visitation was from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at Houston's Blackwell & Vasquez Woodforest Funeral Home.
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