Gordon Francis Halliday, age 73, passed peacefully Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at his home in Brandon; with family by his side.
Gordon was born in Middlebury on August 8, 1949. He was the son of Albert and Helen (Schroeder) Halliday. He grew up in Leicester where he received his early education and attended Otter Valley Union High School. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served in the United States Army, as a Helicopter Mechanic. Following his honorable discharge he furthered his education and became a licensed aircraft mechanic. He enjoyed fishing, traveling, and going to the casino.
He is survived by 3 sons; Michael Halliday and Elise Hope of Chittenden, Matthew and Christine (Bruce) Halliday of Pittsford, Marc and Manny (Sandro Manuel Diaz Perez) Halliday of Vergennes, Grandsons: Ian Halliday of Pittsford, Timmy Moran Jr of Pittsford, and a sister; Donna Malewicki of Leicester. He was predeceased by his parents and 2 brothers; John F. Halliday and Albert L. Halliday.
A memorial service, with military honors, “In Celebration of His Life” will take place, on Sunday, March 5th From 1-3 PM, at Brandon American Legion Post #55.
A private graveside committal service and burial will take place at a later date.
Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in his memory to: Rutland County Humane Society.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.
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