Mr. Elmore Dabney Gooch, Jr. age 79, died Saturday, August 3, 2013. A native of Granville County, he was the son of the late Nola Jones and Elmore Dabney Gooch, Sr. Elmore was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and a tobacco farmer.
Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Mt. Zion Baptist Church by Reverend Keith Williams. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 PM until 2:00 PM prior to the service.
Surviving is his wife of 59 years, Mary Oakes Gooch; his sons, Elmore D. Gooch, III of Oxford and Chris N. Gooch Kim of Oak Island; grandchildren, Conner Gooch, Lauren Gooch, and Kasey Gooch.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church, c/o Cemetery Fund, 1171 Hwy. 158, Oxford, NC 27565.
Gentry-Newell & Vaughan is assisting the Gooch family. For online condolences, go to www.hallwynne.com and select obituaries.