Gordon E. Baylis

04/16/2019 12:47 PM |

Gordon E. Baylis of Greenport, formerly of Huntington, died April 13 at home. He was 94.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946 and graduated from Cornell University in 1949.

He was a member of Grumman Retiree Club and a 30-year member of North Fork United Methodist Church. Family members said he was a history buff who loved gardening, bird-watching and reading.

Predeceased by his son Wayne in 2012, Mr. Baylis is survived by his wife, Ruth (née Thomas), of Greenport; his children Gary, of Connecticut, Lesley Barr of Greenport, Lee, of Ohio, Andrea Barr of Riverhead and William Barr of Washington; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue assisted the family.

Memorial donations may be made to North Fork United Methodist Church.

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