Terry “Big T” Gore, 72 of Mexia, passed away on April 17, 2020 at Providence Health Center in Waco. A private family graveside will be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Viewing hours will be held on Monday from 12:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Jones Funeral Services.
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Mr. Gore was born on January 21, 1948 in Mexia, Texas to Huey & Audrey Jones Gore. He was here all of his life. Big T was the kindest and purest heart on earth. He was a lifelong carpenter who loved doing his woodworking. He was an animal lover, enjoyed hanging out and playing cards, watching movies and listening to 70’s rock music.
Terry was preceded in death by his parents as well as his sisters, Linda McCoslin and Avis Willis and brothers Alfred Gore and Huey Christopher Gore, Jr. He is survived by his wife, Laura Jean Gore of Mexia; sons, Josh Schubert & wife, Megan of Maude, Texas and Brandon Murphy of Dallas;
daughter, Valerie Nichols of Teague; nephew & close friend, Dean McCoslin of Mexia; grandchildren, Serenity, Luke, Taylor, Mitchell, Joe, Ivan and Baby J; sisters, Madie Watson of Forest Glade, Juanita Dvorak of Garland, Louise Zempel of Topeka, Kansas and brothers, J.W. Gore of Mexia and Gene Gore of Spring, Texas.
Terry, I will be a better person because I can never hold a candle to you. Soon, we will sail away and dream of how our life will someday be. Love, Laura