Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


April 14, 2011

Sherman Boyd “Bob” Gore Jr. 1924-2011

ASHLAND — Sherman Boyd “Bob” Gore Jr., 87, of Ashland, died Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in Community Hospice Care Center.

He was born Feb. 4, 1924, in Chapmanville, W.Va., the son of the late Sherman B. Gore Sr. and the late Lavinia Dingess Gore.

He was a retired barber, a member of Kenwood Baptist Church and a World War II Army veteran.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a son, Daniel Boyd Gore; six brothers; and two sisters.

He is survived by his wife, Rosa Lee Whitman Gore of Ashland; a daughter, Sharlee “Honey” Kanouse of Ashland; a son, John Sherman Gore of Ashland; and three grandchildren, Matthew Gore Schlosser, Sean Thomas Kanouse and Bonnie Elizabeth Kanouse.

Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 2011, at Miller Funeral Home in Ashland.

Burial will be at 1 p.m. Monday, April 18, 2011, at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East, with military rites by Kenova American Legion Post 93.

The family will receive friends after 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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