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R. Gordon McNaughton Jr., 79, of Williamsburg

Robert Gordon McNaughton Jr. (Nelsen Williamsburg)

R. Gordon McNaughton Jr., 79, of Williamsburg, Virginia, passed away on January 26, 2023. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gail Pedrick McNaughton; daughter, Heather Ann McNaughton; and son, Robert Gordon McNaughton III.

Gordon was born on February 14, 1943 to Robert Gordon McNaughton Sr. and Ethel Roberta Moyer in Millville, New Jersey. After graduating from Williamstown High School in 1961 he went on to study Math at Pfeiffer University and earn a B.S. degree.

Gordon and Gail married in 1963, and raised their family in Severna Park, MD. Gordon enjoyed a long career at CSX Railroad in Baltimore MD, retiring in 2002 from his position as an I.T. Manager. They moved to Williamsburg, VA for their retirement.

They were members of Williamsburg United Methodist Church, and Gordon was a member of the Williamsburg National Golf Club. His hobbies included golf, traveling, and adding to his father’s coin and stamp collection. He also enjoyed maintaining his train memorabilia collection and traveling to Colorado to visit his son, grandson, and extended family.

He is survived by his grandson, Grayden McNaughton as well as his sisters, Patricia Tallman, Roberta Kroh and many nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly.

Family and friends are welcome to attend a remembrance service, which will be held at Verena at the Reserve, 123 Reserve Way, Williamsburg, VA on Thursday, February 2nd from 3:00-4:00 p.m. A service and interment will take place in New Jersey in the spring.

Memorial donations can be made to Williamsburg United Methodist Church.

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