Gordon C. Beatty
September 14, 1923 - March 06, 2012
Gordon Beatty passed away peacefully at
his home at age 88 in Rocklin, CA.
Born in Cairo, Georgia on
September 14, 1923, Gordon joined the Army as a Paratrooper during WWII.
After the war, he met Gertrude Gorski (deceased), who was working for the Navy in Washington D.C., his
wife of 40 years. They moved and got married in San Francisco on November 3, 1949 and together they had 4
children. They then moved to Santa Clara where Gordon lived for nearly 55
years. During this time he worked for Lockheed Missiles & Space as an
aerospace technician for 30 years. In our Dad's own written words: "In 1960 I started working for Lockheed as a technician. I retired from Lockheed in early 1990 after 30 years--the last . . .