Jay Goure Transitions to Spirit

James “Jay” Goure, Age 74, of Black Mountain, left his earthly body and transitioned into Spirit on May 21, 2023. He was deeply loved and will be greatly missed by our Light Center community.
Jay was the first of eight children born to James “Jim” Goure and Diana Goure, founders of the Light Center. Jay and his wife, Mary served as the Light Center’s Lodge keepers for many years, welcoming those seeking spiritual renewal.
Jay was a profound, spiritual presence of service to all humanity.
Survivors are his children: Crys Goure and wife Leanne ; Orrin Goure and wife Kesi, grandchildren Ash and Bo Goure. Wife Mary Goure, three brothers and four sisters.
Jay is predeceased by his parents and first wife Mary Swokowski Goure.
A ” Celebration of Life” service will be held at The Unitarian Universalist Congregation , 500 Montreat Rd. in Black Mountain on July 30, 3023 at 2:00.
Jay requested that memorial contributions be made to the Center for Conscious Living and Dying ( CCLD) P.O. Box 348, Swannanoa, N.C. 28778