Spince Edward Gilmore, Jr., age 71, of Sanford, NC, died Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 10:48 pm at home surrounded by his loved ones.
Spince was born in Lee County on August 28, 1948 to the late Spence Edward Gilmore, Sr. and Hazel Stewart Gilmore. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a son, Brent Gilmore. He retired after 25 years as a Corrections Officer with the North Carolina Department of Corrections.
He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Deborah Byrd-Gilmore; two sons, Jason Spince Gilmore and wife, Amie of Willow Spring and James Aaron Gilmore and wife, Sara of Leland; one brother, Ronald Gilmore of Raleigh; two sisters, Polly Locklear of Aberdeen and Rhonda Roach and husband, Billy of Liberty; extended family, Robert D. Brigman and wife, Emily of Chapel Hill and Shannon Brigman of Myrtle Beach, SC and eleven grandchildren.
Due to the current social distancing restrictions, the family will be receiving friends and family at a drive through visitation at Cameron Grove Cemetery on Saturday, May 9, 2020 from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM. A brief memorial service will follow the visitation which friends are welcome to attend.
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