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Morris Gilmore
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“Dear Pat: So sorry to hear about your loss. You are in my prayers. -- James Parker, Baton Rouge ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Dr. James Parker - Baton Rouge, LA

“I will cherish the wonderful life-long memories I have of my buddy Catfish! He was an incredible man! I will also cherish my recent visit with him...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Terri Allen Gross - Sugar Land, TX

“Pat, I was so sorry to hear about Bud. I know it has been hard. I am sorry I could not be there for the service. God keep you in his loving arms...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy and Elbert Hauser - LA

4 of 12 | Posted by: PAT BANKSTON - farmerville, LA

“Ms. Pat and Cheryl, what a homecoming today was for Mr. Bud and Monty had. I know Monty was front and Center when He took His dad's hand and walked...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Kent Elkins - Smackover, AR

“We offer our sincere condolences to all the Gilmore family. I can personally say that once I left from visiting with Mr. Bud the world always seemed...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Tony D. Griggs & Family - LA

“Dear Pat and family, May God bless and protect you and your family during this tragic loss of Bud. Harold Humphries ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Harold Humphries - West Monroe, LA

“Even though years have past the memories are fresh in my mind about all of the things Mr. Casey did to help the Grafton girls. With my Daddy working...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Kim Grafton Tanner - Downsville, LA

“My thoughts and prayers are you with Pat & Cheryl. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Debbie McCord Northern - AR

“We are praying for you at this time. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: hez and sunshine elkins - LA

“What a good friend Bud was.Always a smile on his face. Farmerville area has lost a really good man.Not many like him left. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Carol Rushing - Bossier City, LA

“Thinking of you during this time and praying God's comfort for your family. Becky & Jerry Morris ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Becky Morris - Farmerville, LA

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Kilpatrick Funeral Home Farmerville, LA. Morris "Bud" Gilmore Services will be held on Friday, July 27, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. at the First Baptist Church of Farmerville. Officiating will be Rev. Kurt Auger. Visitation will be held Thursday, July 26, 2012 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the First Baptist Church in the sanctuary. Burial will follow in Farmerville City Cemetery under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville. Morris better known as Bud and sometimes as Casey was born on November 16, 1931 in Oakland, Louisiana to Mamie and W.L. Gilmore. He was the middle of three boys. After graduation from Marion High School he served in the air force. Later he graduated from Barber School in Little Rock where he met and married Patty Louise Taylor in 1957. They moved to Farmerville, Louisiana where he worked in the forestry business until he retired. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Farmerville. Bud was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers, W.L. Gilmore Jr., Max Gilmore and wife Edna and his son Monty Morris Gilmore. He is survived by Pat, his devoted wife of fifty five years and his daughter Cheryl Gilmore Huey and son-in-law Keith Huey. Granddaughters: Kara Huey and Rob Perodeau, Krista Huey and Robert Thomas and grandson Taylor Huey. Great grandchildren: Kylee and Tyner Perodeau and Rhett Thomas. Daughter and family through love, Peggy Allen Rogers and sons Judd, Tate, and Thad Allen and a very special friend Sheila Teaster Ginn. After a four year courageous battle with cancer he went to be with his Heavenly Father on July 23, 2012 and reunite with his son after thirty two years apart. Bud humbly described himself as just a "good ole' boy". That's true and he was much more than that. Bud was the best of men. His patience, loving, caring and humor best describes him. Pallbearers will be Judd Allen, Thad Allen, Max Von Hearn, Bob Hanry, Ken Cooper, Courtney Hatten, Billy Garris, and Gary Albritton. Special Thanks to Hospice Compassus, especially Nicole and Otis whom he looked forward to their care. Thanks to all the special friends who showed and love in many ways that are so appreciated. The Farmerville drug coffee group was the highlight of his day. Their faithful continued support during his later days at home were uplifting. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.

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