Obits: John Daniel Shore

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 7, 2014

John Daniel Shore

The Rev. John Daniel “Danny” Shore, 66, of Junction Road, Mocksville, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at his home.

He was born Sept. 17, 1947, in Davie County to the late Dee Glenn and Evelyn Anderson Shore. He was saved and surrendered to preach at Edgewood Baptist Church in Cooleemee. He graduated from Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute. Rev. Shore pastored at Oakdale Baptist in Cowpens, S.C., Crestview Baptist in Canton, New Home Baptist and Freedom Baptist, both in Peachland and then at Edgewood Baptist for 17 years. He was a teacher of martial arts, was a third degree black belt in Kempo Karate and enjoyed teaching children. He held black belts in other martial art weapons. His main passion was to serve the Lord and evangelize the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Glenn Shore; and a sister, Dorothy Cheek.

Survivors: his wife of 48 years, Nancy Marlow Shore of the home; 2 children, Jane Shore Williams (Mike) of Columbus, Ohio and John David Shore (Lisa) of Gaffney, S.C.; 11 grandchildren, Dustin Shore (Caitlin), Daniel Vaughn, Cody Shore (Savannah), Alan Vaughn, Brandon Williams, Lacey Harris (Jeremy), Collin Williams, Nathaniel Shore, Zackery Shore, Aidan Shore and Ellie Shore; 3 great-grandchildren, Emma, Dillon and Addisyn Shore; 2 sisters, Louise Correll (Terry), and Lois Lytle (Jim), all of Mocksville; and several beloved nieces and nephews. 

A funeral service was to be conducted at 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 30 at Edgewood Baptist Church with the Revs. Frank Blankenship, Fred Carlton and Jim Lytle officiating. The body was to be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial was to follow in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends fTuesday, July 29 at Edgewood Baptist. 

Memorials: Hospice/Palliative Care of Iredell, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, 28625; or Edgewood Baptist, PO Box 57, Cooleemee.

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