Mr. LaGore was a manager at Yesterdays BBQ Restaurant of Metropolis and was of the Christian faith.
Survivors include his mother, Becky LaGore Whitley and his step-father, Daniel Whitley of Metropolis; one sister, Sierra LaGore of Metropolis; his grandparents, Dan and LulaBelle Kickasola of Brookport; his aunts and uncles, Jesse Kickasola, Sam Kickasola and Melissa Kickasola of Brookport and Melinda Myers of Metropolis; and his cousins, Cassie, Zack, Josh, Jordan, Luke, Dustin and Jessica.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert LaGore; and his grandparents, Willie and Jackie LaGore.
Funeral service was held Monday at Hughes Funeral Home in Paducah with Rev. Mickey Brown officiating. Burial followed at Kickasola Family Cemetery in Brookport.
Memorials can be made to: City National Bank — Benefit for William Matthew LaGore, 2070 E. Fifth St., Metropolis, IL 62960. Funds will be donated to a children’s mental health charity,