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Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Gordon Charles Conklin, 94, of Locust Grove passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.
He was born in Bath, N.Y., on Jan. 21, 1918.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine; and two grandsons, Jamie and Tommy Westgate.
He is survived by daughter Beverly Westgate and husband Gary; three grandsons, Chad D. Westgate of Stafford County, David B. Westgate of Orlando, Fla., and Todd A. Westgate and wife Monica of Lake Ridge; and three great-grandchildren, Tyler, Owen and Mackenzie.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service, Stafford Chapel, 186 Shelton Shop Road, where a funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. Interment will follow in Mount Comfort Cemetery, 6600 S. Kings Highway, Alexandria.
Condolences may be sent to mullinsthompsonstaf