The public is notified of the death of Mr. Romig Oswald Elderfield Gordon, better known as "Benjie" or "Pops," formerly of Green Hill, Liberta, who last resided in St. Thomas, USVI.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene Richards Gordon and Azariah Gordon: stepmother, Catherine Gordon; brothers, Author Merrill-Gordon, Steadroy Gordon; sisters, Shirley Martin, Daphne Jackson.
He is survived by his wife, Hyacinth Gordon; daughter, Jennifer “Imani” Trant; son, Kenrick “Webber “Williams; grandson, De’Quan Isaac, Nyjah and Amir Williams; great-grandson, Quadir Isaac; sisters, Eileen Gordon Hector of (England), Helene Gore (Antigua), Shelia Jean, Onie Muriel Lynch, Jasmine Gordon Hector (Antigua), Cecilia Meade; brothers, Henry Gordon, Oral Gordon (Antigua); nieces, Lyn and LaVerne Hector (England), Cecelia and Veronica Martin, Pauline Martin-Cranston, Dawn Martin-Edwards, Myrna "Patsy" Omarde, Cassandra, Ornette Gore, Sindy, Delia, Jackie, Kim, Maria, Karen, Sharon and Cynthia Gordon, Veronica Richards, Sharon Campbell, Shanda Pusey, Veronica Richards, Jennifer Reid, Lornetta Roebuck, Jose-Ann Watson, Maritza Meade, Marie Hector, Nadine and Jennifer Jackson; nephews, Bishop Marvin Hector (England), Wayne Martin, Ivor, Trevor, Tyndall, Ian, Lyndon and Cardrick Gore, Simon Gordon (England), Christopher, Jahquan, Jovanie, Sylvane, Winston Gordon, Stedroy Gordon Jr., Dixton Meade, Isaiah, Rudein, Jahvon and Angelo Hector, Dawne Edwards, Freeston, Hilroy and Aldrick Jackson; sisters-in-law, Avril Williams, Dr. Esther Williams, Patricia "Sandy” Henry and Frances Gordon, Bodecia Gordon; brothers-in-law, Alexton Anthony, Randy Williams, Patrick "Richie" Henry, Lionel Williams, Steadman Martin (Antigua), Gerade Jean, John Hector; son-in-law, Rehelio Trant; daughter-in-law, Gretel Huggins-Williams; uncle, Cecil Gordon (Maryland); aunts, Amanda Meyers and Octavia Gordon (England); cousins, Brontella Gordon, Veronica Southwell (England), Melba, Eloise, Valerie Francis (Atlanta, Ga.), Annetta Kelsick (Canada), Vanier Francis, Nalda Ash, Jean Charles, Gloria Roach, Leontine Paige and family, Peter Gordon, Joycelyn Palmer and family, Althea Lake, Roy Abercombe, the Nelsons, George Pero, Mignon Harvey of Liberta, the Adams, Cockranes, Fredericks, Gordon families in Liberta Village; special friends, Sandra Greene (Orlando), Handel Hector, Elroy Adams, also known as Kiddy, Shelly Stout of Liberta Pole Lewis, Gwendolyn James, Goldine Baily, Icelma Wetherill, Sonia Gumbs and Hilarine Charles.
He has more family members and friends too numerous to mention; and thanks to the doctors and nurses who cared for him at Schneider Regional Medical and Dialysis Center, Tropical Hospice and nurses.
The first viewing will be Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Turnbull's Funeral Home and Crematory from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The funeral service of Mr. Romig Oswald Elderfield Gordon will take place Friday, April 29, 2022 with the viewing from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The church service commences at 10:00 a.m. The body will be laid to rest in Eastern Cemetery, Smith Bay in St. Thomas, USVI. May his soul rest in peace and rise in glory.