CHESTER -- Mr. Ernest Leonard Jourdan, 79, of 1217 Ashford Road died Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at Chester Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at the Nazarene Church with the Revs. John Porter and Gerald Funderburk officiating. Burial will be in Chester Memorial Gardens.
Born September 24, 1928, in Chester County, he was the son of the late William Washington and Carrie Lee Doster Jourdan. He attended schools of Chester County, was a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean Conflict, a former Chester County police officer and former supervisor for Springs Industries.
He is survived by one daughter, Renee Bagley and her husband, Tommy, of Chester; one grandson, Kenneth Jones of Clover; two step-grandsons, Karl Bagley of Chester and Kyle Bagley of Newport News, Va.; one great-grandson, Gage Jones of Chester; two brothers, William L. Jourdan of Chester and Eugene W. Jourdan of Summerville; three sisters, Lucille J. Hope, Dorothy J. Gheen and Irene J. McKeown, all of Chester.
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The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:45 p.m. today at Barron Funeral Home, 133 Wylie Street in Chester.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905.