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November 19, 2013

William Ronald Gilmore


The Port Arthur News

ORANGE —   William Ronald Gilmore, 72, passed away on November 18, 2013, peacefully in his sleep.

   William was born in rural Illinois on November 26, 1941. He graduated from Houston's Bellaire High School and went on to earn two undergraduate degrees from the University of Texas. While in college he married Glenda Elaine Musgrove; together they raised their four children and lived happily until her death in 2007.

   William worked for Johnson & Johnson for 10 years before starting his own business in Groves, Texas. He operated Master Copy Printing for 26 years, selling the business in 2005 to care for his ailing wife.

   On April 14th, 2012, he married Marlynne Harrison-McNeese. They lived happily until his passing.

   Bill was preceded in death by his parents and by his wife Glenda. He is survived by his wife Marlynne; sister, Becky; four children; six grand-children; and a host of step-children, grand-children and great-grand-children.

   A private memorial will be observed by his family. He will be interred at Palm Valley cemetery in Round Rock, Texas.


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