Van Arthur Fore, 64, Goshen, died Saturday Feb. 17, at his home.
He was born Sept. 22, 1953, in Elkhart.
On Aug. 16, 1986, he married Julie K. Smith. She survives along with his parents, Jesse Ruth (Dunlap) Moll, Goshen, and Kenneth "Pete" (Jeanne) Fore, Elkhart; and siblings, Gregg (Nancy) Fore, Middlebury, Bart (Debbi) Fore, Elkhart, and Terri Schwartz, Osceola.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Fore.
He graduated from Northridge High School in 1971 where he played varsity basketball. He worked as a glazier and installer for Stalter Glass for more than 20 years.
He was an athletic, passionate and competitive man and an avid NASCAR fan. Van enjoyed racing go-carts in his late 40s and 50s, winning the Senior Division "shifter class" in his last year of competition.
His body has been donated to the Indiana University Medical Center.
There are no services planned.
Memorial donations can be made to Hospice of Elkhart County or to ASPCA.
Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.
Published on February 20, 2018