Lewis Gore

Published 1:05 pm Saturday, December 1, 2012

COMO- Lewis Dossey Gore, 73, former owner and operator of the Family Mart, Inc. in Como, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on November 29, 2012. A native of Tabor City,NC, he was a son of the late Owen and Maggie Picot Gore.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 52 years, Joanna Christie Gore; son, Harold Savvas Gore and his wife, Cynthia, of Como; two sisters, Barbara Cox and Shirley Gore, and a brother, Robert Gore and his wife, Shelia, all of Tabor City; two grandchildren, Jennifer Futrell and her husband, Scott, of Newsoms, VA and Ashley Eure and her husband, Tony, of Gatesville; and one great- grandchild, Trinity Eure.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m.  Monday, December 3, 2012 at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Norfolk, VA with the Very Rev. Ambrose Bitziadis-Bowers officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk,VA.

The family will receive friends at the residence from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, December 2, and suggests, in lieu of a flowers, memorials be made to a favorite charity.

Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, is assisting the family. www.wrightfuneralhome.org.