Benjamin L. ‘Benny’ Jordan

Benjamin L. “Benny” Jordan of Sorrento, Fla., and formerly of Elco and Grand Tower, went to be with Jesus on Dec. 10, 2020.

He was born on Feb. 2, 1957, the son of Carl and Betty Jordan.

He married Helen Dupa.

Survivors include his wife, Helen; a daughter, Lenore Jordan; a stepdaughter, Elana (Steve) Carothers; two grandsons; his mother, Betty Jordan of Grand Tower; sisters Mary Ann Jordan of Granite City and Pamela Chamness of Grand Tower; and brothers Jeffrey Jordan of Grand Tower and Cecil Eugene Varner of Tamms. He had a faithful pet, Koda.

Mr. Jordan was preceded in death by his father, Carl Jordan; paternal grandparents Gertie and Everett Jordan; maternal grandparents Floyd Ray Varner and Dorothy Hill Story; and two brothers, Jerry and Ronald Jordan.

Mr. Jordan served for 22 years in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Funeral arrangements were pending.

Burial will be in the Veterans Cemetery in Sorrento, Fla.

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