Roger Glenn Fore, 62, of Coffeeville, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 at University Medical Center (USA) in Mobile. He was born February 17, 1956 to James W. "Red" Fore, Jr. and Gladys Bumpers Fore in Jackson. A devoted family man, he fully enjoyed life; he worked and played hard. He loved God, hunting, fishing and serving the Coffeeville community. A longtime member of the Coffeeville Fire Department where he was Battalion Chief, he was also a member of the town council and proudly rode atop the final firetruck as Santa Claus at the annual Christmas parade. He was a member of Union Chapel Methodist Church and was employed at Liberty Building Products (formerly Jackson Cabinet).
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers-in-law, Kenneth Hart and Harrell Shewmake.
He is survived by his wife and high school sweetheart of 43 years, Sheila Young Fore of Coffeeville; children, Jessica Fore of Coffeeville, Joshua (Billie Jo) Fore of Jackson; grandchildren, Jacob Caldwell, Jordan Fore, Robert Griffin, Jr., Kason Fore, Kayleigh Thrash; aunts, Joyce Fore, Kathleen Bumpers; siblings, Jim (Dottie) Fore, Cherry Hart, Glenda (Arville) Miller, Gretchen (Carl) Sudduth, Tammy Fore; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2019 in the auditorium at Coffeeville High School with the Revs. Cleon Kyles, Carl Sudduth, and Butch Starks officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson from 6-8 p.m. Interment will follow the service on Friday at Union Grove Baptist Church in Coffeeville with Lathan Funeral Home directing.
Pallbearers will be Coffeeville Fire Department members, Chief Dwight Pugh, Mack May, Tom Taylor, Ricky Clanton, Noah Pugh, Matthew Milstead, Craig Milstead and Timothy Hodge.
Honorary pallbearers will include the additional members of the Coffeeville Fire Department, employees of Liberty Building Products and all of his nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations toward his final expenses would be appreciated.
Condolences may be offered at www.lathanfuneralhome.com.
Hello to the Family. I remember Roger as a Great Person and Basket Ball player. He,willie Slater,Nelson Johnson,Fred Philon and the Coffeeville team had a fighting spirit that will always be remembered. Love to his Family and Friends
Sylvester BryantWalker Springs/Jackson, AL
Hey mr roger I’m gonna miss seeing you at church mrs shelia I miss you so much mr roger
I worked with Rodger several years ago at the cabinet shop & his brother Jim was my boss when I worked at the D.O.T in ghill.both are great guys couldn’t ask for any better !I’m proud to call them my friends ! God bless this family & keep your hand upon them during this difficult time .Eric S
Eric & Angie SULLIVANWagarville, AL
To Shelia, Jessica,and Josh my heart goes out to you May God Bless and keep you and my love to Tammy and rest of family love to you all
Janice MayhairMilton, FL
Sorry for the loss of your family member. Roger will be missed by many. I went to school with him at Coffeeville High. Prayers for all.
Barbara JacksonMoselle, MS
My family and I have always thought so much of Roger and his entire family. Never, ever heard a negative thing about him, his wife, Shelia or his chilfren, Jessica and Josh. God be with the family and friends of this very special man. He was greatly loved by all and will truly be missed and remembered by all.
Denise H ShepherfCoffeeville, AL
Sheila so sorry to hear this. I think about you often. Love you Sherry
Sherry Dixon GardnerTibbie, AL
Praying for you and your family.
Beverly SkinnerSilas, AL
I am just stunned by this. And I have a meeting tomorrow night and have to work on Friday. I can’t be at either the wake or funeral. I love all of you very much, and I will be praying for everyone.
Bro Wilson KendrickGeiger, AL
RIP Uncle Roger. You will be missed. Brandon and I are praying and love each of you.
Stephanie AutryTheodore, AL
To my daddy: I love you with all of my heart and soul. You were and always will be My superman. Jordan, RJ, and Kason are heartbroken. They love you so very much. You will be missed by so many, but missed the most by your family. Tell my family that met you at the gates that I miss them and love them so much. Always in my heart. I love you Daddy.
Jessica ForeCoffeeville, AL