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Gordon Ray Monk

Gordon Ray Monk, American recreation therapist.


  • Monk, Gordon Ray was born on February 15, 1955 in Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States. Son of George Delma Monk and Annie Mae (Hucks) Dixon.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts and AS, Fort Steilacoom Community College, Tacoma, 1983. Bachelor in Liberal Arts, Evergreen State College, 1985. Master in Guidance Counseling, City University, 1996.


    • Recreation therapist Western State Hospital, Lakewood, Washington, since 1987, volunteer supervisor, 1987-1990, 96. Counselor intern Steilacoom (Washington) High School, 1995-1996.


    Alumni Evergreen State College, Tacoma, 1990, Al Davies Boys and Girls Club, Tacoma, 1990. Member committee Tacoma Ministerial Alliance Scholarship, 1991. Sergeant United States Army, 1973-1981.

    Member Toastmasters (education planner and sergeant at arms 1986-1987, public relations committee 1987-1988, vice president 1988-1989, president 1989-1990, Competent Toastmaster 1987, Advanced Toastmaster1 988, Advanced Toastmaster Bronze 1989).



    Jogging, church, boxing, track and field, basketball.


    • Married Gwendolyn Deloris Barkley, December 26, 1978 (divorced June 1990). Children: Earnest, Natasha. Married Ahmia Unique Boyd, October 16, 1994.

      Children: Adrienne, Lovie, Johnny.
    • father: George Delma Monk Dixon
    • mother: Annie Mae (Hucks) Dixon
    • spouses: Gwendolyn Deloris Barkley
    • Ahmia Unique Boyd
    • children: Earnest Monk
    • Natasha Monk
    • Adrienne Monk
    • Lovie Monk
    • Johnny Monk
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    Born February 15, 1955
    (age 62)