Franklin Dale “Jimmy” Gore: Ocean Isle Beach

1936 – 2020

     Franklin Dale “Jimmy” Gore of Ocean Isle Beach died Tuesday, March 31, in New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. He was 83.

     Born Nov. 26, 1936 in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Clayton Gore and Allene Batten Gore.

     He was a Veteran of the United States Navy.

     He is survived by one son, Franklin Dale “ Frankie” Gore II and wife April of Clarendon; one sister, Clayllene B. Gore Rappaport and husband Kenneth of Myrtle Beach; two grandchildren, Grayson “Webb” Gore and Maggie Gore, both of Clarendon; and one step grandson, Kenny Adams “Trey” Baker III of Tabor City.

     Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic and CDC regulations, a private entombment was planned for April 1 in Forest Lawn Cemetery. A memorial celebration will be held at a later date.

     A guest register is available here.