Charles A. Gore

Charles A. Gore

Charles A. Gore, 90, of Damascus, Maryland died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 at Holy Cross Hospital, Germantown, Maryland.

    Born July 4, 1929 in Charles Town. He was the son of Charles E. Gore and Julia (Mann) Gore.

Mr. Gore retired from the U.S. Government as a Computer Analyst.

He attended Mt. Airy Baptist Church, Mt. Airy, Maryland.

He graduated from Charles Town High School and Shepherd College.

He served in the U.S. Army during Korea.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia A. “Jeanie” Smith Gore, at home; sons, Charles Mitchell “Mitch” Gore and wife Hilda, of Washington, D.C., Scott Alexander Gore and wife Lucy, of Mesa, Arizona and daughter, Tracey Lynn Simmons and Josh Mellon, of Inwood; step son, Earl L. Smith, Jr. and wife Carol, of Damascus, Maryland; eleven grandchildren, five step grandchildren, four great grandchildren and fifteen step great grandchildren; sisters, Susan G. Back and husband Robert, of Charles Town and Patricia Gore, Spokane, Washington.

    In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his step daughter, Donna Smith Russell and brother, William I. “Billy” Gore.

    Services will be held at noon Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town with Pastor Van Marsceau officiating.

    Interment will be private.

    Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the funeral home.

    Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, 1120 G St., Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20005.

    Please sign the online guestbook and view his obituary at 


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