Vondel Smith Mortuary at South Lakes
Funeral Service: 1:00 PM Wed. April 18, 2018
Location: South Lakes Chapel (at the funeral home)
Ricky Lynn Gore
May 29, 1953 ~ April 13, 2018
Rick, 64, died unexpectedly on Friday April 13, 2018 at his home in East Oklahoma City. Rick was born May 29, 1953 in Oklahoma City to Lynne & Maxine Gore. He grew up in South Oklahoma City graduated from U.S. Grant High School in 1971.
Rick was active in car sales his entire life, working for Arthur Harris and Fred Jones for many years. Eventually he started his own dealership, Greenwood Motors in South Oklahoma City. He owned and operated his dealership until his retirement in 2016.
In his spare time, Rick enjoyed spending time in nature. He was an avid outdoors-man in all aspects of the term. He enjoyed involving his family in his outdoor activities often going, hunting, fishing and golfing.
Rick was a loving father, grandfather & great friend. His big smile always lit up the room & his sense of humor could brighten up the dreariest day. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Rick was preceded in death by
Parents, Lynne & Maxine Gore,
Sister Barbara Amos
Rick is survived by
Daughter, Cathie Gore & spouse Debra West of Moore, OK;
Daughter, Angie Myers & spouse David of York, PA;
Daughter, Aimee Gore of MWC, OK;
Son, Eric Gore & spouse Jacqueline, of Tigard, OR;
Long-time companion, Vickie Thomas
Sister Lavina Nichols;
Brother Don Gore;
as well as many extended family & loving friends.