Gerald William Gore
Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away October 26th 2017.
He was preceded in death by his brother Stan, brother Keith, father Edward and mother Josephine. He is survived by the love of his life and wife of 58 years Katie Gore, their four sons Lance, Bob, Sam, and Jack, and daughters in-law Cindy, Janie, Sharon, Stacy, 8 grandchildren Alyssa, Jake, Katie, Tanner, Delany, Emma, Jessica and Kyle, and two great grandchildren Addison and Olivia, a sister Jo Margaret and many nieces and nephews.
Jerry was born June 17th 1937 in Portales New Mexico, his early years were spent in Portales and Roswell before moving to Artesia New Mexico where he graduated from high school in 1955. He attended New Mexico State University in Las Cruces New Mexico studying mechanical engineering and while there he interned in the aerospace programs. Also while there Jerry met Katie and after a brief courtship they married. They raised their sons in Utah where he worked as engineering manager at Hercules Powder Company and then in Southern California after he transferred to their plant there. Among his accomplishments are several patents and inventions along with many aerospace manufacturing processes that have become the standard today.
In 2004 Jerry retired and together he and Katie moved to Wickenburg Az where they both enjoyed golfing, playing bridge, their mountain home in Pinetop and their 2 dogs Andy and Bubba.
Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Wickenburg Funeral Home with interment to follow at the Wickenburg Municipal Cemetery.