Rocky Brent Gora, age 43, was born on May 25, 1978 to George and Judy Kerley Gora in Crossville, TN and passed away on September 18, 2021.
He is survived by his parents, wife Shylah Parsons Gora, children Cayden Brent Gora and Gracie Jo Gora, sibling GeLynna Gora Shaw and husband Tony Shaw.
Rocky was a devoted husband and father, second only to this family, was Rocky’s love of football. After graduating from Cumberland County High School, Rocky signed to play at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, KY. He later devoted his spare time to coaching at Pleasant Hill Elementary, North Cumberland Elementary, and lastly at his home school of the Cumberland County Jets. Rocky’s generous spirit and passion made him a favorite of his players and he touched the lives of so many over the years.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at Simple Life Church of the Cumberlands from 5-9 and services will be Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 11:00. Hank Jones will officiate with burial to follow at Mayland Cemetery.