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Robert L. Lagore

On Sunday, December 1, 2019, Robert L. LaGore, loving husband and father of three children passed away at age 70.

Robert was born on December 5, 1948 in Greenville, South Carolina to Robert and Thelma (Green) LaGore. Robert went by the name Sammy or Sam, a nickname his grandmother gave him when he was a boy. He was a member of the Southern California Carpenters Union, Local 743 for over 35 years.

On September 13, 1975, he married Jo Anne Hamrick LaGore. They raised one daughter, Cabria and two sons, Jamie and Joshua.

Robert had a passion for gardening and growing his own vegetables. He loved to sing and make-up his own funny version of songs. Making people laugh was something he enjoyed. He studied Karate and became a black belt in his early years. His hobby was drawing plans for family and friends. He had many talents and skills when it came to carpentry work. He will be greatly missed by many, but we all know that God must have needed one hell of a carpenter.

Robert is proceeded in death by his father, Robert, and his mother, Thelma. He is survived by his wife, Jo Anne, his three children, Cabria, Jamie and Joshua, his two brothers, Johnny and Steven, his five grandchildren, Samuel, Charleigh, Boston, Gideon and Bennett. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday December 14th, 2019 at the home he shared with his wife at 704 Castaic Ave., Bakersfield, Ca 93308 from 11am to 2pm. Flowers, cards and donations may be sent to 704 Castaic Ave., Bakersfield, Ca 93308. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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A candle was lit in memory of Robert Lagore

Neecee Ross Dec 16 2019 12:00 AM

Dad, I will never forget that you taught me how to use my hands and build. You helped me learn how to draw plans and appreciate the details that go into each drawing. You are the reason I was ever able to pass drafting or math in high school. It is because of you that I enjoy music and you are the reason for part of my personality. Thanks for all your patients throughout the year with friends that came and gone. You opened your home several times when you did not have to. I am going to miss not being able to come to you when I have a question about building or working on projects. Love you,
Your son Josh

Josh Dec 11 2019 12:00 AM