WALNUT SPRINGS Ronald Wayne Gilmore, 58, of Walnut Springs passed away suddenly on Aug. 26 in the Glen Rose Medical Center after becoming ill at his home.

Funeral services were held Aug. 30 at the Vine Life Tabernacle First United Pentecostal Church in Glen Rose. Pastor Phil Murphy and Pastor Bill French officiated.

Interment was in Fulton Cemetery near Walnut Springs.

Gilmore was born Sept. 2, 1951, in Fort Worth. He was a son of the late Roy and Billie Daniels Gilmore. He worked for the City of Fort Worth Sanitation and Streets departments for nearly 20 years before his retirement due to an injury while working.

He married Teresa Townley on March 6, 1996, in Glen Rose.

Gilmore had been working at the Pak-a-Sak Convenience Store in Walnut Springs.

Survivors include his wife, Teresa Townley Gilmore, of Walnut Springs; children Shelby Townley of Corpus Christi, Brock Gilmore and wife, Magan, of Fort Worth and Desire Norman and husband, Cody, of Burleson; mother and father in-laws, Connie and Kenneth Townley of Walnut Springs; grandchildren Seth Gilmore, Tony Gilmore, Donnavon Norman and Madison Norman; brother, Leroy Gilmore, of Fort Worth; brother-in-law, Terry Townley, and wife, Melissa, of Walnut Springs and their five children; a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Pallbearers were James Hamby, Joe Herring, Jeff McCarty, Cody Norman, Todd Murphy and Clint Murphy. Honorary pallbearer was Andrew Fleming.

Friends are invited to sign the online guestbook at www.lawsonfuneralhome.net.