VIRGINIA BEACH – Claude Edgar Jordan Jr., 99, passed away on August 20, 2022. He was born in Washington, NC to the late Claude E. and Martha Rhodes Jordan Sr. He was predeceased by wife Ruth Macon Jordan, wife Betty Matthews Jordan, his sister Ellen Byrd Jordan Benner (John), and son Barry Robin Jordan. Left to cherish his memory is his son Claude E. Jordan III (Linda) of Virginia Beach, and stepsons John Charles Matthews of Wilmington, NC and Michael David Matthews of Denver, CO., and step-granddaughters Melissa Oliver (Robert) of Sanford, FL, and Lindsey Starkweather (Lucas) of Atlanta, GA.
Claude was a former vice president of C. E. Thurston & Sons Inc, of Norfolk and a WWII veteran, having served in the Merchant Marines.
Many thanks to the staff and nurses at Seaside, Atlantic Shores for their care and compassion during his illness. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the St. Joseph’s Indian School, PO Box 326, Chamberlain, SD 57326. Express condolences to the family at www.altmeyerfh.com.