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Lee Nesbitt Gordy
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Christ Church
    2304 Highway 17 North
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • East Cooper Meals on Wheels
    P.O. Box 583
    Mt. Pleasant, SC 29465

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“I can still see you life guarding on the beach in Ocean City, Lee! All the gals, including, Kitty, fell in love with your beautiful smile and your...Read More ยป
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“My condolences to the family. May you all find comfort during this time. ”
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“My very deepest sympathy to Kitty and Kathys family. Lee was a dear friend and will miss him. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Kay Myers - Potomac, MD - Friend

“Met Lee in at University of Maryland/Ocean City. Great guy and excellent mentor to all! ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Will Johnson - Folly Beach, SC


Lee Nesbitt Gordy, 80, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Kathryn "Kitty" Godman Gordy entered into eternal rest Saturday, January 7, 2017. His Funeral Service will be held Thursday, January 12, 2017 in Christ Church, 2304 Highway 17 North at 11:00 am. Entombment will follow in the Christ Church Cemetery. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL.

Lee was born January 22, 1936 in Patterson, New Jersey, son of the late Lee Acworth Gordy and Marie Nesbitt Gordy. He was a graduate of The University of Maryland, where he was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He served his country in the US Army Reserves, and retired from a career in pharmaceutical sales and management.
He was also a Mason and a member of the Omar Shrine Temple. Lee loved the outdoors, and enjoyed hunting, fishing and boating with his grandson. He also loved to travel with his wife Kitty. He was a member of Christ Church, where he actively served as a greeter and usher, and was a volunteer with East Cooper Meals on Wheels.

Lee is survived by his wife of 53 years; his daughter, Kathryn G. Novakovic (Donny) of Hermosa Beach, CA; his sister, Susan G. Core of Richmond, VA; and grandson, Reis Kennet Novakovic. He was preceded in death by his son, Kenneth Lee Gordy, and his step-mother Ellen Bloodsworth.

Memorials may be made to Christ Church, 2304 N Highway 17, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466, or East Cooper Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 583, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29465.