October 15, 1940 ~ October 14, 2020

Born in: Owensboro, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Marshall D. Gore, 79, of Owensboro passed away October 14, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Owensboro on October 15, 1940 to the late James Small and Evelyn Webster Gore. Marshall graduated in the class of 1958 at Utica High School and went on to college at Western Kentucky for one year. After college, Marshall went on to work at Owensboro’s Messenger Inquirer as a pressman and retired after 48 years. He was a member of the Methodist faith. Marshall loved being outdoors, yard work, and was a collector of all things. He enjoyed talking to people, and he did not know a stranger. Marshall was a man of great integrity and honor, and would do anything for his family, whom he loved dearly.

Aside from his parents, Marshall is survived by his son, Marshall (Marsh) Gore, Jr., his daughter-in-law, Sandra Gore; his grandson, Logan Gore; and his former wife and best friend, Betty Gore.

Services will be 1:00 pm Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow at Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 am until the time of service Saturday at the funeral home.

All who wish to honor and remember Marshall in person at the visitation or funeral are required to wear a mask or face covering while inside the funeral home for the safety of all those in attendance.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Buddy Ball in honor of Marshall’s grandson, Logan Gore.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Gore. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Marshall D. Gore and sign his virtual guestbook by going to


Visitation: October 17, 2020 9:00 am - October 17, 2020 1:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Service: October 17, 2020 1:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

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  1. RIP dear friend. I’m glad your suffering is over. Such fond fun memories! I’m going to miss you much.

    Marsh, continued prayers for you and your family. I am sorry for your loss.

    Betty, thank you & may God bless you for taking good care of my friend while he battled cancer.

    Love, Cindy

  2. Marsh I’m so sorry, of the passing of your father, I remember the family get togethers and the fun everyone had. So so sorry cuz.

  3. It was always a pleasure for me to stop and visit with Marshall when I would see him normally near the garage at his homeplace. Plus the picture of him with the reading glasses down on his nose and the pipe in his mouth is the way I have and will always remember him by. So glad he considered me as one of his many friends.

  4. Had many good conversations with Marshall during our years working at the Messenger-Inquirer plus he could tell me stories about my Dad when he was young and good ole days at Utica School. So sorry for your loss.

  5. Marsh,Sandra,Logan
    The Schell family are so sorry to hear about your loss!! We will be praying for you and your family through these tough times!!
    May God’s strength and peace and Love be with you all in the days ahead!!
    We love you guys!!

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