Mark Christopher Elmore, 62, of Rockwell, passed away Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Carolina Medical Center Main in Charlotte, NC.
He was born August 22, 1956 in Salisbury, NC to Grace Burkett Elmore of Rockwell and the late William Elmore, Sr. Mark was a 1975 graduate of East Rowan High School. He just retired in the last few weeks from the Rowan Salisbury School System where he worked in the Maintenance Department for over thirty years. Mark attended Grace Lower Stone Reformed Church. He loved working on his cabin, going to the mountains, hunting, fishing, and woodworking.
Mark loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
In addition to his father, Mark was preceded in death by his Sister, Renee Brown.
Mark is survived by his wife Deanna Elmore, whom he married August 5, 2017; sons, Joseph Adam Elmore and wife Jessica of Advance, and Timothy Jacob Elmore of Salisbury; granddaughters, Faith Elmore, Shelby Elmore, Clara Elmore, and Maria Rodriguez; grandsons, Cruz Rodriguez, Zane Rodriguez, and Max Rodriguez; brother, Bill Elmore, Jr. of Rockwell; sisters, Sharon Gardener and husband Eric of Salisbury, and Lee Anne Brown of Gold Hill; Sister-in-law, Cindy Jean Lefler of Rockwell; many nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog Koko.
The family will greet friends and relatives on Sunday, September 23, 2018, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Powles Staton Funeral Home, Rockwell, NC.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, September 24, 2018, at Grace Lower Stone Reformed Church, Rockwell, NC, with Rev. Brian Russell and Rev. Spencer Swain, officiating.
Burial will follow in the Grace Lower Stone Reformed Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Rockwell Elementary School 114 Link Street, Rockwell, NC 28138.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the Elmore family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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