John William Gore, Jr., 62 of Riegelwood passed away September 25, 2009 at Duke University Medical Center.
Johnny was preceded in death by his father John William Gore.
He is survived by his wife Cheryl Gore of the home, mother Mildred L. Gore of Wilmington, daughter Lisa Chie and husband Joseph, son David Gore and wife Shawn, grandchildren Hannah, Isabelle and Seth.
Johnny graduated from Acme-Delco High School. He also graduated from Carolina Military Academy. He attended Southeastern Community College. He was an avid golfer, loved fishing, music and played his Gibson guitar like no one else could. Johnny loved flying his Cessna for 15 years. He was a vibration specialist for 35 years and was the 3rd generation Gore at International Paper in Riegelwood. He had a deep love for his family and for all of his friends and was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. His 3 grandchildren were the joy of his life. He is now resting with his Lord and Savior.
The family will receive friends from 6:00–8:00 PM, Monday, September 28, 2009 at Riegelwood Baptist Church. A memorial service will be 3:00 PM, Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Riegelwood Baptist Church or ADR Rescue Squad.
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