Robert H. Gore, 68, of Gaithersburg, Md., passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Casey House Hospice. He was born in Charleston, W.Va., on June 1, 1946, to James E. Gore Sr. and the late Beatrice U. Gore. He grew up in the Charleston area and graduated from DuPont High School in 1964. Robert worked for Watkins Johnson for many years until his retirement in 1996. Robert was preceded in death by his brother, Darnell Gore, and his mother, Beatrice Gore.
Robert was a member of The Church of the Redeemer for over 30 years; he loved the Lord and his church family.
He is survived by his father, James E. Gore Sr., and stepmother, Brenda Gore of Atlanta, Ga.; his brothers and sisters: Estella Willis, Silver Spring, Md.; James Gore Jr. (Lucille), Houston, TX; Lester Gore (Kate), Little River, S.C.; Marie McCoy (Pernell), St. Albans, W.Va.; Barrington Gore (Jackie), Charleston, W.Va.; Tyrone Gore (Carreda), Charleston, W.Va.; Lashon Poole (Steve), Atlanta, Ga.; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon, followed by a service to honor his life at The Church of Redeemer, Gaithersburg, Md., on June 26 at noon with Pastor Steve Homcy officiating. The burial will be at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring, Md.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations in his name be made to Montgomery Hospice Care, 1355 Piccard Drive, Rockville, MD 20850.