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Charles Lenwood Gore, 74, Russell Springs, KY (1944-2018)

He was a longtime business owner of Hopper Drug Store in Russell Springs, KY. He was an Elder and Chair of Deacons of Russell Springs Christian Church, an original board member of Russell County Hospital, a charter member of Russell County JayCees, past president of Lakewood Country Club, Pharmacist Representative on Russell County Health Board, along with many other community activities he devoted his time.

Charles Lenwood Gore, 74, of Russell Springs, died Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center after a long battle with cancer.

The funeral service for Charles Lenwood Gore will be 1pmCT on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at the Russell Springs Christian Church with Bro. Carroll Egnew, Bro. Chris Peters and Jeff Hoover officiating. Interment will follow in the Russell Springs City Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 5pmCT until 8pmCT on Saturday, December 1, 2018, and after 8amCT on Sunday.

He was born April 18, 1944 in Louisville to the late Lenwood Howell & Anna Florence Hatchett Gore.

He was a Pharmacist and a member of Russell Springs Christian Church.

Survivors include:
  • His wife, Louella Hutchison Gore of Russell Springs
  • Three children, LouAnn Gore Flanagan (Jimmy) of Russell Springs, Charles Lenwood Gore, II, (Kara) of Nicholasville, KY, and Dr. Lanny Ray Gore (Angela) of Floyds Knobs, IN
  • Six grandchildren, Katie Flanagan, Charles Lenwood Gore, III, Lauren Elizabeth Gore, Luke Carlson Gore, Eden Rayanna Gore, and Landon Derek Gore
The family requests memorials to Russell Springs Christian Church or Gideons International.

Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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