Paul Gordon's Family
Musician, husband, father, brother, friend. Talented, creative, fiercely loyal, profoundly generous in spirit and deed. Whether rocking out on stage, hanging with his boys, or cheering the Patriots, Paul Gordon brought a tenacious love for life to everything he did. With his infectious smile and mischievous twinkle, Paul had a melodic life force that energized the room and drew you in. He left this world far too soon on February 18, leaving a deep legacy of music and love for all who knew him, especially his amazing wife Jen and their sons Alec and Graham.
With a heavy heart and profound sadness, we ask your assistance in helping his family say goodbye to Paul. Because Paul was unable to qualify for life insurance and the nature of his business was such that income fluctuated annually, donations received through this site will be used to cover funeral costs and provide short-term support for Jen and the boys. A separate memorial fund is being established to provide for greater long-term need. Please help us honor Paul by taking care of his precious family through this devastating loss.
If you would like to pay respects to Paul and his family, visitation will be held on Monday, February 22, 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Phillips-Robinson Funeral Home located at 2707 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, February 23, at 11 am at Saint Patrick Catholic Church located at 1219 2nd Ave S, Nashville, TN 37210.
I want to express how grateful and moved I am by this outpouring of love and support. Thank you to the organizers and planners of this GoFundMe effort, and also to every contributor. As someone said, Paul's life insurance was the community of friends and family in which he was so deeply invested.
I knew the Gordon boys back in MA. Barbara their mother was a sweet lady who donated money to my school account when their father died. My mother Grace and her were good friends. Praying for this family.
Almost there, 50,000 in 3 days...unbelievable! Music is magic!!!
We wish we could make the trip to Nashville for the service but we just can't get away. Paul was someone we met through random twists of fate at different times and in different states, and it was those random meetings that made us friends. Were we the closest of friends and part of his tight group? No. However, I knew if I called he would answer or call me right back, if I e-mailed I knew a response would come sooner than later, and if I sent a text I knew he'd always answer. I looked at my phone this morning and saw his number and it truly hit me that I couldn't say goodbye. I'd actually e-mailed him the week before he left this world but never got a response which of course now makes sense. It was strange as he'd always been really quick to get back with me so I was worried something was really wrong. There are so many people who knew him way better than we ever did, but he did make a great impact on our lives and he will be missed. As all of us leave this earth I feel your life is about the positive impact you make in other's lives and the legacy you leave for your family. You can tell by the outpouring of love from so many people from all over the world that he will truly be missed. Our prayers to his entire family and close friends to thank them for sharing Paul with us and I just wish we'd had one more time to hang out with him even for just a few minutes. Our lives were better for knowing him even if for only for a short time.