Wilson — Funeral Services for Mr. Jerry Gene Gore, 84 of Granbury, Texas, are scheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. C.C. Risenhoover of the Church on Thistle Ridge officiating. Interment will follow at Bomar Point Cemetery.
Jerry was born May 8, 1934, in rural Carter County, to the late Mr. Thomas Sidney Gore and Mrs. Emma Bernice (Porter) Gore. He departed from this life on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Granbury. Jerry was surrounded by his family as he left this world and made his way to heaven.
Jerry spent most of his younger years in Ringling, graduating from Ringling High School in 1952. He met the love of his life Gayle Tipps at Ringling where they were married on Nov. 24, 1954, cherishing 48 years together. He retired from Lockheed Martin in 1994. He found his greatest enjoyment in his family and loved coaching young kids boxing.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Tommy Gore and Bernice Gore Roberts; wife, Gayle Tipps Gore; and son-in-law, Steve Lacefield.
Jerry is survived by his immediate family, son, Jerry L. Gore and daughter, Tanya Gore Lacefield; beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Sarah Gore, Lindsey Gore, Desiree Lacefield Gordy and her husband Jim, Derek Lacefield and his wife Alyssa, Makiya, Mia, Ty, Makinizi, Perrine and Taylor.
Jerry also leaves behind his siblings; sister, Jane Chuculate, brother, Dale Gore and wife Donna; and a number of nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.
Pallbearers will be Mark Shores, Waylon Shores, Rhett Harbour, MaCray Lynn, Derek Lacefield and Ty Gordy. Honorary bearers will be Bill Tipps, Bill Austin and Roy Lyles.
A family visitation is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m., this evening at Alexander Funeral Home in Wilson. Online condolences may be made to www.alexanderfuneralhome.org.