Sitting at Richard's desk in his study, Rory writes the first chapters of the Gilmore family history. Honoring a life means acknowledging and showing respect for the individuality of the personality and uniqueness of the life's path of the deceased. John Coleman officiating. Richard's funeral was shown in flashbacks and served as a pivotal plot point for Lorelai and Emily's narrative arcs over the course of the miniseries. Edward Herrmann's Gilmore Girls character, Richard Gilmore, was always tough but fair, smart and confident, and set in his ways. Before he retired he was a heavy equipment operator working on Pipe Lines throughout the United States. He had his moments of being open to new things, like when he took magazine quizzes at Rory's birthday party, but for the most part, he wasn't up for much change. He married Betty Jo Green on June 11, 1959 in Miami, Oklahoma. He attended school in Whitt, Texas. On Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life, Richard ultimately succumbed to another, much larger heart attack (Edward Herrmann, who played Richard, died of … Later, Rory and Lorelai are comforting each other while Emily looks at the coffin and "Time" by Tom Waits plays. Here's how it all went down. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Aycock-Riverside Funeral and Cremation Center, 1112 Military Trl, Jupiter, Florida 33458. Richard Gilmore was a supporting character on WB drama Gilmore Girls. Honoring Life. 1609 N Liberty St. Winston Salem, NC 27105 (336) 723-5508 [email protected] www.gilmorefunerals.com. The Gilmore girls are back! Richard Gilmore, age 92, of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida passed away on Monday March 2, 2020. Funeral services for Mr. Gilmore will be conducted on Thursday, September 15, at 1:00pm in the Dyer Chapel of Karnes & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Richard was born May 30, 1927. Mr. Richard Edison Gilmore, age 80 of Dyer, Tennessee, passed away from this life on September 12, 2016 at home. Since the Gilmore Girls revival was announced in Jan. 2016, fans have been wondering how the show would deal with the death of the beloved Edward Herrmann and, as … The first episode -- 'Winter' -- of 'Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life' premiered on Nov. 25 and featured many fan favorites and a touching tribute to Richard Gilmore. Richard's Obituary RICHARD MONROE GILMORE age 71 Richard was born July 14, 1932 in Jacksboro, Texas to James Tunny and Allie Mae (Davis) Gilmore. Get Directions. He was portrayed by Edward Herrmann. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, in Dyer, Tennessee. Gilmore Memorial Funeral Service. It's Richard's funeral, and we see the three Gilmore girls sitting in the front row. 1 Character 2 Series arc 3 Trivia 4 Photos 5 Notes and references Richard was married to Emily Gilmore and is the father of Lorelai Gilmore and the grandfather of Rory Gilmore. The "Gilmore Girls" revival presented a beautiful tribute to the late Edward Herrmann, who played Richard Gilmore on the original series. His mother, Lorelai "Trix" Gilmore, also appears in several episodes.