Blake "Pops" Shore, age 80, of Villa Rica, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday evening, August 20, 2013. He was born on August 25, 1932 in Boone, North Carolina, the son of the late Stuart Glenn Shore and Cordellia Lee Cook Shore. He worked as an electric motor repairman, having owned and operated Pompano Electric Motor Repair for thirty years. He worked for a number of years at Excel Apparatus in Charleston, South Carolina, retiring at age 79. Mr. Shore was a United States Army Paratrooper Veteran. He was a man of great faith in God. He was an ordained deacon and elder, having served in churches in Pompano Beach, Florida and Charleston, South Carolina. He was a member of Discovery Church in Villa Rica. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Arlyne Marie Shore of Villa Rica; children: John & Ann Shore of Carrollton, Georgia, and Julie and John Foster of Boca Raton, Florida; sister, Katherine White of Port Charlotte, Florida; brother, Harold Shore of Morganton, North Carolina; grandchildren: Blake Shore, Heather Johnson, Erin Hope, Casey Shore, and Patrick Moran; great grandchild, Hannah Johnson, and a number of nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be conducted at 4:00 PM on Saturday, September 7, 2013 from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Pastor Alan Trippe officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM. In accordance with the family's wishes, the body will be cremated. In lieu of flowers, family request memorial contributions be made to Discovery Church, 113 Commons Way, Villa Rica, Georgia, 30180 or to Wounded Warriors Project at http://woundedwarriorproject.org/ or P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com. Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel of Carrollton has charge of the arrangements.
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Published in Sun-Sentinel on Aug. 23, 2013