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James Daniel Gore

June 9, 1949 — May 23, 2023

Silas Creek Chapel

James Daniel Gore


James Daniel Gore, 73, known to his family and friends as Dan, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2023. 

Dan was born on June 9, 1949 in Springfield, MO to the late Thomas Meddie Gore and Vera Jane Watson Gore. He honorably served his country as a Naval Officer on the USS Shreveport. 

Dan was a fun-loving husband and father. He was a caring man who enjoyed having thoughtful conversations of all sorts, which often revealed his wonderful sense of humor. 

He also loved a good joke, both hearing and telling them. Dan was a talented drummer with a passion for music and his pets, which he enjoyed. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Vera Lee (Gore) Cummings; and two brothers, Thomas Albert Gore and Robert Watson Gore.  

Dan leaves behind to cherish his memory his dedicated wife, Donna; his adoring son and grandson, Jason and Jackson; his loving daughter, Katie; his first wife and mother of Jason and Katie, V. Christine Barger; and brother, John (Fran) Sidney Gore.  

Dan was a kind and thoughtful man and a good friend to all he knew and to those who knew him. He will be missed. 

A memorial service will be held at 12:00 PM on Saturday, June 3, 2023, at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel, with Rev. Joe Ramsey officiating.  

Flowers will be graciously accepted, or memorial donations may be made to VFW Post 1134, 4129 S. Main St., Winston-Salem, NC 27127.  

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Saturday, June 3, 2023

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Silas Creek Chapel - Hayworth-Miller Funeral Homes & Crematory

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