William T Gore
June 24, 1932 – June 11, 2013
William "Bill" Thomas Gore, II, age 80, died Tuesday June 11, 2013 at his home in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. He was born June 24, 1932 in Bountiful, Utah to William Thomas Gore, Sr. and Rozena Carsey. Bill served his country in the Army during the Korean War and was a recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Bill married Frances Virginia Howard on June 11, 1955 in Elko, Nevada. He was a machinist by trade and was considered by many who knew him as "Bill Fix It." He could fix or make pretty much anything and was a very kind and caring man who would do anything for anyone. Bill loved working in his machine shop. He enjoyed gardening and his greenhouse, and was able to provide many flowers and tomato plants as well as tomatoes for all who wanted them. He loved his pets, watching boxing on T.V. and the view from his backyard of the Wasatch Mountains and the city. He is survived by his beloved wife Frances, children; William, David (Jan), Jerry (Trixi), Christi (Brent), siblings, Terry (Barbara), Virginia, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his daughter; Michelle, parents, siblings, John, Calvin, and Richard. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Monday, June 17, 2013 at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah. The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:45 AM at the mortuary. Interment: Holladay-Memorial Park, 4900 South Memory Lane (1990 East), Holladay, Utah.
- Visitation Monday, June 17, 2013
- Funeral Service Monday, June 17, 2013
William T Gore
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June 18, 2013
Christy and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I have many memories of your dad. No one can replace him, keep him your hearts and never forget.
June 17, 2013
Blessings to you and your family. May you be comforted by the love and support of family and friends. My deepest sympathy.
June 16, 2013
Frances, I'm so saddened by Bill's passing. For the 20 years that I've known Bill, He was always ready to help and advise with any project. He knew more about machining and mechanics than anyone! He was an honest man of good character. May God bless you at this very sad time.
June 15, 2013
SO SORRY GRANDMA AND FAMILY. WISH I COULD HAVE SEEN GRANDPA ONE MORE TIME. I WILL TRY AND SEE YOU ALL SOON. I MISS YOU ALL.
June 14, 2013
Dave, I'm so sorry for your loss. You can't really understand it until you have lost a parent; my best wishes for you and your family.
June 14, 2013
dear family, I have bowled with Bill and know Frances for a lot of years and bowling was what made us friends. Sorry to hear about Bill, Frances I wish the best for you. may god bless you and see you though this trying time. love you Bunny Dawes