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Mr. Daniel Darlington Gilmore, 68, of Marietta, GA passed away January 28, 2014. He was born in Frankfort, KY on November 21, 1945 to the late Leland and Vera Gilmore. After Dan’s graduation from South Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte, NC, he attended Corcoran School of Art in Washington D.C. He left college after 3 years to serve honorably in the United States Army. He received a B.A. in Art from Maryville College, then went on to UT Knoxville where he earned a B.A. in Architecture. Dan spent his career in construction and design, working for the Flagler Co., the Shepard Center, and most recently Structor Group. After retiring from Structor, he started his own business, Gilmore Design Studios. His true passion was painting portraits. Dan is survived by his wife of 31 years, Sharon Gilmore; children, Chace and Stacie Gilmore; brothers, David (Elsie) of Baraboo, WI; Charles (Thaya) of St. George, UT; Don (Ann) of Springville, AL; and Steve Gilmore of Maryville, TN; and sister, Sylvia (Bob) Jefferies of Bloomington, IN. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 3:00 pm in the chapel of H.M. Patterson & Son–Canton Hill. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Daniel’s memory may be made to the Shepherd Center at Online condolences can be expressed at
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