Robert L. Jordan, 87, Mooresville, passed away peacefully at home November 2, 2018. Bob was born January 26, 1931, in Clay County, to the late Ira C. and M. Adalee (Royer) Jordan.
He proudly served in the United States Navy and worked on the Railroad for fourteen year prior to starting his own business. Bob was the founder, owner, and operator of Jordan Demolition for more than 50 years. A self-made and hard working man, he always took great pride in his work. Additionally, he was a member of the National Demolition Association and had been a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church. He enjoyed boating, trap shooting, flying, traveling, and mission work. Bob was fiercely loyal to his family and will be fondly remembered by his loved ones and many friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, John R. Jordan.
Survivors include his wife, Judy (Holden) Jordan, to whom he was united in marriage October 10, 1981; daughter, Vicki L. (Kirk) Martin of Springfield, Ohio; son, Timothy B. Jordan of Indianapolis; brother, Jack L. (Sandy) Jordan of Indianapolis; sister, Betty L. Dunkel of Indianapolis; seven grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Monday, November 5, 2018, 4 to 8 p.m., in the Daniel F. O’Riley Funeral Home, 6107 S. East St., Indianapolis and from 1 to 2 p.m., Tuesday, November 6, 2018. The funeral service will begin at 2 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Baptist International Missions Inc. Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home. Visit www.ORileyFuneralHome.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.