VeteranRoy Gore

Roy R. Gore, 86, of Ipava, died at 10:32 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, at Graham Hospital in Canton.

He was born Sept. 6, 1910, in Dunfermline, a son of William and Zada Krider Gore. He married Mary Weese on Aug. 31, 1940, in Lewistown. She survives.

Also surviving are one brother, Denzel Gore of Lewistown; and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

He was a building superintendent for the Spoon River Electric Co-op. A World War II Army veteran, he was a 50-year member of Ipava American Legion Post 17. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Macomb and Ipava Masonic Lodge 217, AF&AM. He was a 50-year member of the United Presbyterian Church in Ipava.

Services were held Monday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Ipava with Rev. William Abernethy officiating. Burial was in Ipava Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to his church.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/19/1997

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