William J. “Bill” Gordy was born in 1910. His Cartersville shop, the Georgia Art Pottery, was located along the Old Dixie Highway. Gordy was part of a family of potters, including his father, W. T. B. Gordy, and younger brother, D. X. Gordy. He died in 1993.
Bill Gordy’s clay pieces Casserole and Cookie Jar are parts of Georgia’s State Art Collection.