Roy J. Moore

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Roy J. Moore, 81, of Jacksonville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. He died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. Mr. Moore was born in Carroll County, Ga., on August 14, 1932 to James Henry and Ira Mae Smith Moore. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, J.B. Moore, Merrell Moore, Griffin Moore, Robert Moore; a sister who died at birth and his brother-in-law, E.D. Lively, of Tallapoosa, Georgia. His one surviving sister, Labera Lively, resides in Tallapoosa, Georgia. Mr. Moore is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Rebecca Rodriguez Moore, formerly of San Antonio, Texas, and five children. Three sons, Roy J. and Trish Moore, of Jacksonville; Merrill and Cindy Moore, of Mt. Olive and Ronald and Debby Moore, of Lutz, Fla.; two daughters, Loretta and Colonel (R) Jack Summe, of Alexandria, Va., and Yolanda Moore and Bruce McCarty, of Houston, Texas. Mr. Moore is also survived by eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, Daniel, Jenna and Paxton Moore, of Flowery Branch, Ga., Elliot Moore and fiancée Stephanie Parker, of Buford, Ga., Whitney and Jayden Moore, of Buford, Ga., Chris Moore, of Mt. Olive, Kelley, Chad, Alayna and Aiden Montoya, of Hayden, Jessica Summe, of Alexandria, Va., Jennifer and Steve Rich, of Durham, N.C., Jacqueline Clark and Marshall Fanciullo, of Seattle, Washington. Mr. Moore is also survived by his in-laws, Hazel Moore, of Waco, Ga., Yolanda and Grant Goodge, of Knoxville, Tenn., Grace and Stan Lerma, of Boerne, Texas, and Joe and Kathy Contreras, of Houston, Texas. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and best friend, Mel Golder, of Statham, Georgia. Mr. Moore served proudly in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was stationed at Lackland AFB, Texas; Neu Ulm, Germany and Saigon, Vietnam. He was musically gifted and was the lead singer of the Lake View Garden Quartet in San Antonio, Texas, as well as the music director at Lake View Baptist Church. In 1968, he was medically retired from the Air Force and retired to Anniston in the Saks community. In 1983, Mr. and Mrs. Moore moved to Jacksonville. Mr. Moore was known for his gentle and loving spirit, kindness, humor, positive outlook on life, wise advice, photo album collection, original poetry and great love of music. He was dearly beloved by all who knew him. Funeral and burial services will take place at Mountain View Baptist Church in Bowdon, Georgia, on Monday, January 27, 2014. Viewing hours are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the funeral service will begin at 1:30. A military burial service will immediately follow.
Published in The Anniston Star from Jan. 25 to Jan. 26, 2014
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