Tributes paid to Evening Times vendor Gordon

POPULAR Evening Times vendor Gordon Monteith has died after a short illness.

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Gordon, from Parkhead, worked as a vendor for 12 years and was well-known at his pitch outside Central Station in Gordon Street.

The 54-year-old had been ill since October, and will be "much missed" by both his colleagues and customers.

Circulation Operations Supervisor Gerry Mellin, said: "Gordon was extremely popular with both his colleagues and his customers.

"He was always cracking jokes and had a smile on his face.

"He was a great ambassador for The Herald and Evening Times."

Gordon was a paper boy for The Evening Times in his youth, and had 11 brothers and sisters.

His funeral will take place on Friday, at 10.30am, on Tullibody Cemetery, Menstrie Road, Clackmannashire.

rebecca.gray@eveningtimes.co.uk

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