September 26, 1969 - January 15, 2019
Burial Date January 18, 2019
Obituaries » Gordon Francis Conover
Gordon Francis Conover. 49, of Houston, Texas passed away on January 15, 2019, surrounded in love by family members at Memorial Herman Texas Medical Center.
Gordon was born in McAllen, Texas on September 26, 1969, and lived in south Texas and Monterrey, Mexico before moving to Houston as a teenager. He graduated from Stratford High School where he was on the football team. He later attended Blinn Junior College. He enjoyed a successful career as a retail salesman and manager and was affectionately nicknamed “Flash” by friends and coworkers.Gordon enjoyed history, sports, and laughter. His greatest joy was his family.
Gordon is survived by his life partner of 18 years, Naomi Garza-Conover, and their two children, Kaitlyn Conover and Peyton Conover, his maternal grandmother Cirila Rivera Mendoza, his mother Adelina Flaischer, his father Brooks W. Conover, Jr., and five siblings:
Brooks W. Conover III [Ken Miser], Carol McCord [Pat], George Garcia [Jeanne Vershinski], Francis Steele [Marcela],and Daniel Flaischer.
He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, cousins, and extended family and lifelong friends.
Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 18, 2019, at Second Baptist Church Kingwood North Campus, followed by burial at San Jacinto Cemetery.
Visitation is 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, January 17, 2019, at Blackwell & Vasquez Woodforest Funeral Home.