Dylen W. “Bear” Gordon, 28, Ames, Iowa, formerly of Centralia, MO passed away Monday, June 20, 2022, at his home. He was born October 6, 1993, in Columbia, Missouri. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his parents Margo and Tim Vanlandingham of Sturgeon, MO and Kenny and Tammy Griggs of Centralia, MO; his siblings Trey, Raven, Kane, McKenzie, Kyle and his wife Cheyenne, Grace, Hunter and Lane; his grandparents R.M. Gordon of Centralia, MO, Penny Vanlandingham of Clark, MO and Linda Griggs of Centralia, MO; three nieces and nephews Carter, Bradleigh and Adryn; other relatives and many dear friends. Bear was preceded in death by his grandmother Louise Gordon, two grandfathers Jack Vanlandingham and Jim Griggs and his uncle Adam Griggs.