He was born October 11, 1941 in Milburn. He was a retired truck driver for AmerisourceBergen and was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Benton.
He is survived by his wife Donna Kay (Croley) Gorham of Benton, one son, Keith Gorham of Paducah and stepson, Michael Cross of Benton, stepdaughter, Michelle Tynes of Benton, brother, Buddy “Bud” Hugh Gorham, five grandchildren, Garrett Cross, Kenslie Cross, Addison Tynes, Delaney Tynes and Mylie Tynes.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arleigh Ray Gorham and Mary Rebeca (McChristian) Gorham, daughter, Durenda Kay Gorham and brother, James Robert “Jimmy” Gorham.
There will be a private family memorial service at a later date.
The family asks that memorial contributions may be made to the Bethlehem Baptist Church Building Fund c/o Doug Sanders, 1945 Tatumsville Hwy, Gilbertsville, KY 42044.
Arrangements have entrusted to Collier Funeral Home, 211 West 5th St., Benton, KY.