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Obituary: Rev. Robert Carl Elmore, 87, Metcalfe Co., KY

He was a native of Summersville, Green Co., KY. He was the founder and senior pastor of House of Prayer Church in Edmonton, Metcalfe Co., KY, a congregation he led for 60 years. His marriage to Pauline Morgan Elmore, who survives, spanned 63 years. He was a U.S. Army Air Forces veteran of World War II with service in North Africa and India

Rev. Robert Carl Elmore, age 87, of Edmonton passed away at his home on Monday April 19, 2010. He was the founder and senior pastor of the House of Prayer Church in Edmonton since the date of construction in early 1950.

Funeral services for Rev. Elmore will be held at the House of Prayer Church, 911 Randolph RD, Edmonton, KY Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 2pmCT, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at the House of Prayer church on Wednesday from 4pm-9pmCT and after 9amCT, Thursday, April 22, 2010.He was an accomplished minister with a highly acclaimed ministry spanning 60 years of service.

Rev. Robert Carl Elmore, Metcalfe Co., KY (1922-2010)

Rev. Elmore was born Monday, June 8, 1922 in Summersville, Green Co., KY and died Monday, April 19, 2210, in Edmonton, Metcalfe Co., KY at the age of 87 years, and 10 months.

He was the son of the late Claudie and Elizabeth Price Elmore.

Reverend Elmore was a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Army Air Forces 9th division from late summer 1942 until late 1945. His tour included several foreign countries including India and North Africa.

In lieu of flowers the family respectfully request that a memorial donation be made to the House of Prayer Church in memory of Rev. Robert C. Elmore.Rev Elmore is survived by his wife of 63 years, Pauline Morgan Elmore.

He is survived by the following:
  • Two daughters: Rita and husband Wayne Smith of Winnsboro, LA; and Beverly and husband Phil Lowry of Edmonton, KY

  • One brother: Charlie Elmore of Louisville, KY

  • Four grandchildren. Kim (Wes) Jolly and Kevin Lowry of Edmonton, KY; David (Amy) Smith and Kristi (Jeremy) Rollins, all of Louisiana

  • Eight great grandchildren
Butler Funeral Home, 201 East ST, Edmonton, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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