Ralph "Mike" Vore
ZANESVILLE: Ralph "Mike" Vore, 67, of Zanesville, died at 5:58 P.M. on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital. He was born October 30, 1946, in Zanesville. He served in the United States Navy
during the Vietnam War
, and later retired after a 20 year career from the United States Army, which spanned Desert Storm and Desert Shield. Mike was an avid fisherman; he enjoyed gardening, and he loved his animals.
Surviving are his wife of 30 years, Julie C. Katrinak Vore, whom he married June 23, 1983; two sons, Michael Vore of Zanesville and Richard (Melissa Smart)Vore of West Lafayette; two daughters, Michelle (Rodney Hindel) Gard of Dresden and Melissa (Chris) Arnold of California; five grandchildren, Cody, Colton, Brianna, Braylon and Rilee, with one on the way; and an aunt Betty Mason of New Concord.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Henry and Lizzy Gill.
Friends and family may call from 2:00-4:00 P.M. & 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Monday, May 12, 2014, at the BOLIN-DIERKES FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1271 BLUE AVENUE, ZANESVILLE, where funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, with Mr. Tom Charles officiating. In honor of his 20 years of service to his country, he will be laid to rest at Greenwood Cemetery- New Soldier's Field, Zanesville, with full military honors being presented by the United States Army in conjunction with VFW
George Selsam Post #1058.
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