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Paul Gore

Paul David Gore, 63, of Silsbee, went to his eternal home Sunday, May 19, 2019, at 6:39 PM. Paul was born on October 1, 1955 in Silsbee. He has lived in Silsbee most of his life. Paul has served as deacon at Good Shepherd Baptist Church in Silsbee. He has worked in the oil refineries the majority of his life. With starting a job in Arco Pipeline Company that transferred him from Silsbee to Arp to Texas City. Paul retired from British Petroleum and then started a job at Exxon-Mobil in Beaumont. After being diagnosed with stage three pancreatic cancer, he left his second career from Exxon. Paul will be remembered as an Ambassador for Christ, a loving and caring man, and the perfect father and grandfather.

Paul married the love of his life and high school sweetheart, Debbie, on January 16, 1976. He had three wonderful sons, and a lifetime of fun with his family. He loved to make it a point to spend time with his family. Paul was known to run off across the country to visit grandkids. He even took a Greyhound bus across Texas to visit his grandson. All the while getting the chance to live in the same house as his other grandkids seeing them daily. If nothing else is remembered about his life, Paul would want you to remember that you should always put God first and family second, everything else will fall in line after that.

Survivors include his spouse, Debbie Gore of Silsbee; sons, Paul David Gore II and his spouse, Maggie of Naukati Bay, Alaska; Matthew Gore and his spouse, Ashley of Van Vleck; and Micah Gore of Silsbee; grandchildren, Summer, Levi, Tabitha, Noah, Grace, and Hope; sisters, Linda Daugherty, Shirley Whitney, and Margie Crow; and countless nieces and nephews.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Frenchie and Verna Gore; and his brother; Leroy Gore.

A gathering of Mr. Gore’s family and friends was from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. His funeral service was at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Broussard’s, Silsbee, with interment following at Hardin Memorial Park, Silsbee.

In lieu of flowers the family has asked that you make donations to the RA and GA programs of Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 3700 FM 92, Silsbee, Texas 77656.

The family of Paul David Gore wishes to say thank you for your prayers, love and support during this time of momentary loss, and would like to offer a reminder of hope that while Paul is gone for a season all those with faith in our Lord Jesus Christ will be reunited with Paul for an eternity of worshipping the risen Lord Jesus Christ.

Complete and updated information may be found at:

The Silsbee Bee

P.O. Box 547
Silsbee, TX 77656
Phone: 409-385-5278
Fax: 409-385-5270