Gordon Wayne Essex II, 39, of Davenport, IA died unexpectedly at his home on Friday, December 25, 2015. Gordon was born February 16, 1976, in Davenport, a son of Gordon Wayne and Diane Christine (Spotts) Essex. Gordon attended Hardin County School for a time and was in the Class of 1994. He was united in marriage to Brandy Cavins on June 1, 1999, in Davenport. Survivors include his wife, Brandy; sons, Gordon Wayne Essex III, Dylan Edward Essex, Hayden Riley Essex, Bradley Aaron Essex; mother, Diane Essex; father, Gordon Essex; sisters and brother, Crystal (Clint) Leedall, Scotty (Charity) Essex, all of Davenport, and Wendy (Rico) Young, Memphis, TN; grandmother, Fern (Edward) Miller, Lawton, OK; and grandfather, John (Joanie) Spotts, Bettendorf. His brother, Anthony Carlisle and grandparents, Alice and Dewey Davis, preceded him in death. Services were held at noon, Saturday, January 2, 2016, at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main St., downtown Davenport. Visitation was held from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial was in Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport. Following the burial, a meal was served in honor of Gordon at the Salvation Army Chapel, 4001 N. Brady St, Davenport. Memorials may be made to the family. Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed by visiting Gordon’s obituary at http://www.hmdfuneralhome.com.