Kenneth “Puppy” Gore, 61, of Deweyville, passed away on Saturday, May 25, at his home. Born on Feb. 10, 1952 in DeQuincy, La. to his parents, Blance Irby Gore and Ruby (Buxton) Gore, he lived in Deweyville for 34 years. He worked as an operator with South Newton Water Supply Corporation, and was also a maintenance worker for Gulfco in Beaumont.
Puppy enjoyed deer hunting and fishing; and he was a family man who loved people, and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He will also be remembered for his willingness to help others.
Those who will most cherish his memory are his wife, Twyla Gore of Deweyville; daughter, Jodie Darlene Cates and husband, Waylon of Mauriceville; sons, Jason Gore and wife Marisa of Trout Creek and Bird Gore and wife, Jonnie of Deweyville; sisters, Sandra Hutson and husband, William Lloyd, Frankie Fountain and husband, Mike, Doris Smith and husband, Jimmy and Brenda Pearson and husband, Buster; grandchildren, Jace Ethan Gore, Bailey Gore, Haylie Cates, Carter Cates, Joseph Cooke, Tiffany Cates, Blance Gore, Nicholas Aaron Gore, Justin Morcom and wife, Chiara and Jacob Mendez. Puppy is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Services by which to honor his life will be at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 29,  in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Brother Jeremy Walton, with the New Cherry Grove Baptist Church in Gist. Rite of Committal and interment will be at the King Cemetery in Hartburg. A gathering of Puppy’s family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Honoring Puppy as pallbearers will be Steven Sheppard, Michael Sheppard, Jonathan Sheppard, Ernest Linscomb, Dustin Linscomb and Shane Nix. Honorary pallbearers are Joseph Cooke and Blance Gore.
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