Stanley Alton Gore

Stanley Alton Gore

Birth
Horry County, South Carolina, USA
Death 13 Oct 2005 (aged 81)
Longs, Horry County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Horry County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 85600093 · View Source
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Stanley Alton Gore served in the USMC in WWII. Following a brush with death as a young man from Rheumatic fever, which claimed the life of his brother Joe Gore, JR. The disease ravaged his body and left him frail. As a result, Alton was trained to do clerical work in school, including typing. At the outbreak of WWII, he volunteered for service but was rejected for health reasons. Shortly afterward, he received a draft notice but was again rejected. Drafted a second time and subsequently rejected a third time, Alton refused to go home. He demanded that he be allowed to serve in some capacity and after learning of his clrical skills, he was allowed to serve as a clerk. He served in the Pacific and gave good service to his country, in spite of his infirmaties. He was truly a man of great honor.


Stanley Alton Gore Sr.


October 15, 2005


LONGS, S.C. — Mr. Stanley Alton Gore, Sr., age 81, of the Mount Leon Community, passed away Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005, at Loris Community Hospital following an illness.

Mr. Gore was born Jan. 5, 1924, in Horry County, a son of the late Joe L. Gore and the late Bertha Todd Gore. He was employed with the Newport News Shipyard as a ship builder for nearly 30 years and before retirement worked with Daniel's Construction Company. Mr. Gore was a Master Mason and a member of Loris Masonic Lodge No. 205 and was a World War II veteran serving in the Marine Corps. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed growing vegetables in his garden every year and fishing. Mr. Gore was a devout Christian and was a member of the Mount Leon Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon.



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  • Created by: Franklin Cole
  • Added: 23 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 85600093
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Stanley Alton Gore (5 Jan 1924–13 Oct 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 85600093, citing Mount Leon Cemetery, Horry County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Franklin Cole (contributor 47731452) .