Obituary: Jackie Gordon Costner

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Jackie Gordon Costner was born July 30, 1937, in Manila, Arkansas.

He died Feb. 6, 2021, at his residence in Mountain View, AR.

He was the firstborn of Gerald Gordon Costner and Roland (Costner) Vastbinder.

Gordon lived a long life of 83 years. He loved and was dearly loved by his darling wife, children, and grandchildren.

He made an impact wherever he went and was known by many. Gordon attended Manila High School until the eighth grade and he continued to enjoy keeping up with classmates.

He was a farmer, a trader, and owner of Costner Construction Equipment. Gordon had two sons, Shawn Gordon Costner and Cyril Gene Costner, and a daughter Cecile Enright.

On Nov. 9, 1971, he married Dorothy Ann Holcomb, and together they had two children, Rhett Justin and Delite Ann.

Last year they celebrated their 49th anniversary. Gordon was saved in 2007 and became a member of Arbanna Baptist Church. He had a passion for life and enjoyed fishing, spending time in Florida, and traveling, especially in his airplane.

He received great joy in taking people flying and was happy to be able to take several on their first plane ride.

Gordon was preceded in death by his parents and son Cyril, whom he missed greatly.

He is survived by his wife Dorothy and his children Shawn Gordon Costner and his wife Karen, Cecile Enright and her Husband Thomas, Rhett Justin Costner and his wife LaDonna, and Delite Ann Fife and her husband Flannagan. His siblings Patsy Kaye Costner, Craig and his wife Tresa, and Tony and his wife Debbie. He also had nine Grandchildren: Kyle, Tabytha, Kayli, Piper, Kurt, Dylan, Uriah, Titus, and Ezekiel.

He was blessed to have many other relatives and friends in his life as well.

A memorial service will be held on Feb. 13, 2021, at Arbanna Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m.

Roller-Crouch Funeral Home is complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines for COVID-19 and limiting indoor funeral and visitation attendance.

All attendees must provide and wear their own masks before entering. Please adhere to social distancing guidelines that require individuals to stand at least six feet apart.

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