Thomas Edward Gore (1929 - 2018)

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Thomas Edward Gore, born May 5, 1929, in Columbus County, peacefully passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018, surrounded by family at SECU Hospice House of Brunswick.
He was the son of the late Eddie M. Gore and Eva Virginia Stocks. He was preceded in death by five brothers, Thurston, R. J., Winston, Rembert and Bill Gore; and two sisters, Cleo Gore Ward and Alice Grey Johnson.
Tom is survived by his wife of 70 years, Virginia Long Gore; and sister, Freda Fipps and husband, Norwood, of Tabor City.
He worked for T & T Oil Co. in Whiteville for many years. After moving to Brunswick County, he was employed by Brunswick Electric Membership Corp. After his retirement, he enjoyed working many years for Naber Chrysler Dodge in Shallotte. Tom was an avid gardener and could often be seen driving his golf cart.
Tom was a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather. He had a son, Danny M. Gore (Judy) and a daughter, Regina Gore Evans (Thomas) of Shallotte. He had four grandchildren, Natasha Gore Robinson, Scott Gore, Ryan Gore and Susan Evans Lilly. He also had six great-grandchildren, Aaron Robinson, Alyssa Robinson, Caroline Gore, Kaitlyn Gore, Liam Hayes and Sophia Lilly. He was the great-great-grandfather of two, Adley and Preston Robinson.
Visitation was held from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4669 Mintz St., Shallotte. The funeral services were immediately following the visitation, followed by graveside services at Mintz Cemetery in Shallotte. Bishop Jim Fish of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officiated.
Online condolences may be sent to www.shallottefunerals.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Lower Cape Fear Hospice for the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.
A service of White Funeral and Cremation Service, 3660 Express Drive Shallotte, NC 28470, (910) 754-3333
Published in The Brunswick Beacon from Apr. 12 to Apr. 18, 2018
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3660 Express Drive | Shallotte, NC 28470 | (910) 754-3333
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