Roy Harding Shore
Mr. Roy Harding Shore, 90, of Fish Brandon Road, Yadkinville passed away Sunday June 3, 2012, at his home.
He was born June 10, 1921, in Yadkin County to the late Gwyn and Sallie Miller Shore. Mr. Shore worked for several years with P.H. Hanes, Inc., B.F. Huntley Inc. and retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.
He was a faithful and active member of Turners Creek Baptist Church where he served the church as a Deacon, Trustee, and Bell Ringer for the service as long as his health permitted.
Mr. Shore was a veteran of World War II serving with the US Army for 3 years and 3 months in Saipan and the South Pacific Theater.
He was a member of Yadkin VFW Post 10346 and was grateful and proud to be chosen for the Flight of Honor Trip in May of 2010.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sisters, Nellie Pearl Shore, Ruby S. Hutchens; and brothers, Leo Shore, Herman Shore, Fred Shore, and Houston Shore. Surviving are his beloved wife of 64 years, Ruby Baity Shore of the home; 2 children, Melody (Robert) Plowman, Shawn Kelly Shore, all of Yadkinville; granddaughters, Amber (Bobby) Kreul, Autumn (Austin) Higgins; step-grandchildren, April (Patrick) Swyers, Brandon Dancy; 2 great-grandchildren, Raegan and Caroline; a step-great-grandchild, Chayse; a sister, Lena Allgood, Yadkinville; and a brother, Jack (Alma) Shore, Clemmons.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday at Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville.
His funeral service will be 2:00 PM Wednesday at Turners Creek Baptist Church by Rev. Roy Flynt, Rev. Scott Welch, and Rev. Randy Johnson. He will lie in-state 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with full military honors by Yadkin VFW Post 10346 and Chaplain Frank Wooten, officiating. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Hospice of Forsyth County, 101 Hospice Lane Winston-Salem, NC 27103.
Online condolences may be made to www.gentryfuneralservice.com.
Gentry Family Funeral Service is serving the Shore family.