Gordon Richart

1956 - 2021


Gordon Lee Richart, 64 of Forum passed from this life Saturday, June 19, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born Thursday, October 11, 1956 in Phoenix, AZ to Lawrence C. Richart and Geraldine M. (Freas) Richart. Gordon married Kathy Sue Upshaw on December 13, 1991 although they have been together 44 years. He was known for his great sense of humor. He was an avid hunter, who loved everything about the outdoors. He never met a stranger and could strike up a conversation with anyone especially if it was about hunting. He was a devoted husband and father who loved gathering friends and family for Bar-B-Ques and telling stories of great hunts and good times with friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Thomas C. Richart and sister, Virginia A. Richart.

Survivors include his loving wife, Kathy Richart of the home; daughter, Reva McGourty and husband Steven of Forum; three grandsons, Kevin Patrick and wife Patricia of Kingston, Izak McGourty and Jordan McGourty of Forum; granddaughter, Sarah Burks and husband Scotty of Forum; two brothers, Marvin Richart and wife Pat of Fayetteville and Donald Richart and wife Carol of Alton, MO; sister, Wanita Dill of Mayflower, AR; four great grandchildren, Greyson and  Laykn Patrick and Tori and Leila Burks and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Madison County Funeral Service of Huntsville. Please visit to leave the family an online condolence.

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Steve McGourty and Debra Bellah-McGourty

June 22, 2021 4:04 PM

Gordon was a Man among men.
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Vail and Wynonia Boller

June 23, 2021 11:29 AM

We are so very sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

I love you uncle Gordon

June 22, 2021 2:17 PM

I love uncle gordon and I miss you so much I am so glad you was my good uncle we all miss you I see you again in heaven one day
I love you uncle Gordon

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Ronnie & Kathy Villines

June 22, 2021 2:12 PM

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers

Jennifer Fantinel

June 21, 2021 10:36 PM

We are thankful to have met him, he was always smiling and pleasant to Ollie and I. Many hugs for your whole family!!

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