1952 – 2017
John Alan Gore of Tabor City died Tuesday, March 7, at McLeod Seacoast hospital in Little River. He was 64.
He was born in Columbus County, the son of the late, John M. Gore and Daphine Rhodes Gore.
He was an Associational Missionary with the Dock Baptist Association; a member, Sunday School teacher and pianist at Olyphic Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Kirig Gore; a daughter, Crystal Cate and husband, Dan of Tabor City; a son, Christopher Gore and wife, Audrey of Tabor City; grandchildren, Krystyn and Daniel Cate, Benjamin, Isaiah and Greyson Gore; a sister, Darlene Bass and husband, Kenny of Whiteville; a brother, John Mark Gore of Vinings, Georgia.
Family planned to receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, at Peacock Funeral Home, Whiteville.
His funeral was planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at Olyphic Baptist Church, with Rev. Dave Williams officiating, burial following in the church ceremony.
Memorials may be made to Olyphic Baptist Church, 20656 Seven Creeks, Hwy, Tabor City, NC 28463 or Dock Baptist Association, PO Box 67, Nakina, NC 28455.
A guest register is available here.