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James Calvin "J.C." Gore
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James Calvin "J.C." Gore

June 20, 1924 - July 21, 2013

James Calvin "J.C." Gore

June 20, 1924 - July 21, 2013


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Obituary for James Calvin "J.C." Gore

Vondel Smith Mortuary South Lakes

Funeral Services Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

James Calvin “J.C.” Gore, 89, passed away July 21, 2013. He was born June 20, 1924 in Horntown, Oklahoma to William Calvin and Vallie Gore. J.C. was a 1942 graduate of Moss High School. J.C. married Sara Frances Coffman and together they shared their life until her passing on August 29, 2006. J.C. provided a warm and loving home for his family by working as a plumber for 43 years. He was also a member of Southwest 84th Street Church of Christ for many years. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be deeply missed. JC was preceded in death by his: Parents ~ William Calvin and Vallie Gore Wife ~ Sara Frances Coffman Sisters ~ Ruth Gore and Willette Nolan Brothers ~ Charlie and Ray Gore JC leaves behind his: Daughter ~ Cheryl Fitzpatrick and husband Buddy Daughter ~ Gina Byrd and husband David Grandchildren ~ Ashley Fitzpatrick, Blake Fitzpatrick and wife Jamie, and Calvin Byrd Many other loving family and friends

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