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340 East Prien Lake Road
Phone: 337-656-2628
Shelby Gilmore

Shelby J Gilmore

Sunday, March 26th, 1939 - Sunday, May 12th, 2019
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Shelby Jean “Honey” Gilmore, 80, a resident of Lake Charles passed from this life on May 12, 2019 surrounded by those he loved most.

Shelby was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. His family was the center of his life. Shelby was known for his calm and collected demeanor. He was a faithful member of University Baptist Church and actively took part in the choir, AWANA instructor, member of the Joy Club, janitor and was an usher. In his younger years he enjoyed tinkering with cars, gardening, working in the yard. He served with honor and distinction in the United States Navy and earned the Good Conduct Medal.

Mr. Gilmore is preceded in death by his parents, Shelby and Aline Franks Gilmore; son, Pat Gilmore; sister Sybil Schmutz; and brother Tommy Gilmore.

Shelby leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Polly Ann Burgin Gilmore, daughter, Lisa Duhon and husband Henry of Lake Charles, granddaughter, Crystal Duhon and fiancé Jon Plant, grandson Louis Duhon and wife Callie, great grandchildren Elizabeth “Ellie” Faye and Bennett Duhon and Tyler Plant, and brother Albert Gilmore and wife Maude-Ann.

The family would like to thank the physicians and staff of Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, Resthaven Nursing Center, and Brighton Bridge Hospice for the care and compassion showed to Mr. Gilmore over the past several months.

Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 5 PM until 8 PM and again on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from 8 AM until time of service at 10:30 AM In the chapel of Lakeside Funeral Home. Rev. John Astling is to officiate. Private burial will be held at a later date.

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Lakeside Funeral Home
    340 East Prien Lake Road
    Lake Charles, LA 70601
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  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 | 8:00am - 10:30am
    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 8:00am - 10:30am
    Lakeside Funeral Home
    340 East Prien Lake Road
    Lake Charles, LA 70601
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  • Service

    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 | 10:30am
    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 10:30am
    Lakeside Funeral Home
    340 East Prien Lake Road
    Lake Charles, LA 70601
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  • Interment

    Cremation has been entrusted to Lakeside Funeral Home
    340 East Prien Lake Road
    Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
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Tammy Harris

Posted at 08:52pm
Oh I'm so sorry Ms. Polly.
We went to Church with the Gilmore. Loved the Lord..
Mr. Shelby loved to cook and wood always help cleaning in the kitchen at Church, you will be missed. Condolences to the family,

Sincerely Tammy Sid Harris

Corrine D Burgin

Posted at 07:29pm
With deepest sympathy and love, Corky Burgin and Gavin and Greyson Hunnicutt
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Louis Burgin

Posted at 07:01pm
Sorry for your loss, Aunt Polly and family.

Louis Burgin

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