John David Gore

March 27, 1977 - April 3, 2020
John David Gore

John David Gore 43, of Riegelwood died Friday April 3, 2020 at his home.

David was born in Wilmington on March 27, 1977 to the late John William Gore, Jr., and is survived by his mother Cheryl Gore- Hammond and her husband Dan. He was a graduate of East Columbus High School and a 23 year employee of International Paper.

Also surviving are his paternal grandmother Mildred L. Gore, a son Seth William Gore, daughter Isabelle Gray Gore and their mother Shawn C.Gore, sister Lisa Gore George and husband Jody, uncle Dale Wayne and wife Sally, nieces Hannah Evans and Emily George. David also is survived his girlfriend Jessie Russ, and her children Riley, Jayce and Bella Russ.

Due to the current situation with COVID-19 a service will be planned at a later date.

The family would like memorials be directed to the ADR Fire-Rescue 100 John Riegel Rd, Riegelwood, NC 28456.

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  • April 05, 2020
    Steve and Charlotte Zurcher says:
    We are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts are heavy and we are praying for peace, comfort and understanding for all of you. God bless and we love you.

  • September 03, 2020
    Seth gore says:
    I miss you so much dad more than anything i would give everything I have to have you back or just to go on one last fishing trip or just sit in the shop and teach me things and stories of work I miss and love you so much rest easy I know your in a better place but I think about you every second all the memories we made all the fun times I can’t wait to see you again

  • April 11, 2020
    William George says:
    Be at peace my friend!

  • April 09, 2020
    Nancy and Richard Avila says:
    I am sooo saddened for the loss of this husband ,father and cousin. He was a fine man. Although we are separated by miles. I am fondly recalling our times we were together He definitely was the apple of his dad s eye. And beloved by his grandma Mildred please know that I am adding my prayers to yu at this time. Cousin nancy

  • April 09, 2020
    Nancy and Richard Avila says:
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