Paul Gordon of Gordon Food Service dies

GRAND RAPIDS Mich. Paul Gordon, chairman of Gordon Food Service, died Tuesday after a brief bout with cancer, the family-owned distribution company said. He was 84.

Gordon grew up in the business, watching his father struggle to keep the company afloat during the Great Depression. After serving on a Navy destroyer during World War II, he earned a business degree from the University of Michigan in 1948 and joined Gordon Food Service, or GFS, at his father’s req

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