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Charles C. "Buck" Elmore, Jr
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Birth: May 25, 1936
Gastonia
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 2012
Belmont
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA

BELMONT ~ Charles C. "Buck" Elmore Jr., 75, of Belmont, passed away peacefully Friday afternoon, March 30, 2012 at his home.
Mr. Elmore was born May 25, 1936, in Gastonia, son of the late Charles C. Elmore Sr. and Iva Tiller Elmore.
A funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday, April 2, 2012, at New Hope Baptist Church, Gastonia, officiated by Dr. Ned Buckner and Pastor Carl Overton.
The family will receive friends from12:30-2 p.m., prior to the service at the church.
Interment is private.
Mr. Elmore was a faithful and longtime member of New Hope Baptist Church and at the time of his death was serving as deacon and Sunday school teacher. He was educated at Gaston County Schools and was a graduate of Gaston College and the FBI Academy at Quantico, Va.
He served in the 101st Airborne Division of the U.S. Army and was stationed at Nike Guided Missile site near Washington D.C.
He served the Gastonia Police Department for 30 years and retired as chief of police in 1989. He served as president of N.C. Police Chiefs and as president of the N.C. Chapter of FBI Academy Associates.
He also was selected as N.C. Policeman of the year. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and a Shriner. He was an avid birdwatcher and award-winning woodcarver of ducks.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Withers Elmore; sons, Scott Edward Elmore of Kings Mountain and Robert W. Elmore (Cindy) of Gastonia; and his precious granddaughter, Morgan Elizabeth Elmore; brothers, Donald Elmore, Ralph Elmore (Regina), Michael Elmore (Miriam); sister, Helen Elmore Conrad; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one brother Clyde and two sisters, Gayenelle Thomas and Carolyn Santelli.
Pallbearers will be members of the Gastonia Police Department. Honorary pallbearers will be the members of his Sunday School Class.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in his memory may be made to New Hope Baptist Church Building Fund, 2024 Redbud Drive
Gastonia, NC 28054 or to Shriners Children's Hospital c/o Oasis Shrine Temple P.O. Box 560666, Charlotte, NC 28256.
Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.

Published in Gaston Gazette April 2, 2012 
 
Burial:
Gaston Memorial Park
Gastonia
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Sue Leitzsey Bradley
Record added: Apr 02, 2012
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