October 8, 1926 - March 17, 2021
Daniel “Dan” Ware Jordan, 94, of Rockwall, Texas, passed from this life on March 17, 2021. Dan was born on October 8, 1926, in El Paso, Texas. Dan was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Rockwall. Dan was raised at Texas Masonic Home for Children in Fort Worth, Texas, with his two brothers, Ed and Jim. After serving in the United States Army, he graduated from Texas University in Austin with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He was employed at Texas Utilities in Fort Worth and Dallas for 38 years. Upon retirement, he enjoyed traveling with his wife. He volunteered many years for Equest Therapeutic Horsemanship Program and gave his time freely to the United Methodist Church. Also, he volunteered for Scottish Rite Hospital where he enjoyed his woodworking and creating arts and crafts for the Crafting group at the hospital. He especially enjoyed his home and yard and spent many hours making it beautiful. He was so loved by his family and friends, who are all very blessed to have shared his life. He will always be remembered as a kind and gentle soul who was always eager to help others. Dan is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Jane Jordan; children: John Carroll and wife Susie, and Misty Ratliff and husband Allen; grandchildren: Matthew Carroll and wife Sarah, Bryan Carroll and wife Rosalyn, Shane Ratliff and wife Jennifer, and Taylor Ratliff and wife Kitty; great-grandchildren: Ben Carroll, Collin Carroll, Andrew Carroll, Nora Jane Carroll, Kylie Ratliff, Jace Ratliff, Kennedy Ratliff, Harper Ratliff; and a host of nieces and nephews, all of which will miss Dan dearly. He is preceded in death by his parents; and brothers: Ed Jordan and Jim Jordan. A celebration of Dan’s life is to be held on Sunday, April 25, 2021, beginning at 3:00 PM, in Reflections Chapel at Rest Haven Funeral Home – Rockwall Location, with Reverend Joe Pool officiating. A gathering of friends and loved ones will follow in The Gathering, where memories can be shared over a few of Dan’s favorite snacks. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Rockwall, or Wounded Warrior. A special thank you to Nola’s Hands who cared gently for him in his final days.
Daniel “Dan” Ware Jordan, 94, of Rockwall, Texas, passed from this life on March 17, 2021. Dan was born on October 8, 1926, in El Paso, Texas. Dan was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Rockwall. Dan was raised at... View Obituary & Service Information
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