Okey “Lucky” Jordan Jr.
July 28, 1940 ‒ December 22, 2016
Okey “Lucky” Jordan Jr., age 76 of Delaware passed away at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, December 22, 2016.
He was born on July 28, 1940 in Milford Center to the late Okey Sr. and Rena (Means) Jordan. He was one of nine children.
Lucky married his wife of 56 years Sandy (Millisor) Jordan on May 28, 1960. Lucky was a hardworking man, loved by many. For 25 years he worked Delaware County Engineers office as a heavy equipment operator and plowed many snow covered roads in his day. After retirement he followed his passion of truck driving and operated Jordan Trucking and Bobcat Service.
He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed cheering on the Buckeyes, Cleveland Browns, and Cincinnati Reds. A true outdoorsman at heart he was a lifetime honorable member of the Waldo Sportsman Club. Always family oriented, he was a wheeler dealer who never missed a child’s or grandchild’s ball game.
In addition to his wife Sandy, he is survived by his 5 children Danny “George” (Nina) Jordan, Sue “Sis” (Keith) Breece, Char “Bear” Jordan, Okey “Oak” (Tammy) Jordan, and John “Pee-Wee” (Sherri) Jordan; treasured grandchildren: Danielle “Angle” (Bryan) Worth, Dustin “Bud” Jordan, Danielle “Dannie” (Jason) Cusick, and Katie Jordan, great-grandchildren: Mackenzie “Motor Mouth” Henry, Kailyn “Chunk” Worth, and Jocelyn and Avery Cusick; siblings Big Brother Raymond Jordan, Buster Jordan, Pete Jordan, and Rosella McNeal along with several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Dr., formerly 1510 W. William St., Delaware where services will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday with Celebrant Don Lockwood officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to OhioHealth Hospice.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com