DeWitt F. Hack Moorer, Jr., 89, of Nederland, went to be with the Lord, Monday, October 7, 2013. He was born January 12, 1924, to Abbie Leona Meiden and DeWitt Franklin Moorer, Sr. in Silver Cross, Alabama, and had been a resident of the area since 1945. Hack was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in World War II. He enjoyed playing football during his high school years in Leroy, Alabama. Hack retired after working forty years as a blacksmith with Neches Butane and was a member of International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Local #305. He liked gardening and turkey and deer hunting. Hack is survived by his wife of fifty-three years, Mollie Moorer; daughters, Karen Moorer of Houston and Karla Quinn and her husband, David of Nederland; grandchildren, Ryan, Caleb and Abigail Quinn; sisters, Willie Mae White of Mobile, Alabama, Betty Pullen and her husband, Bob, of Eight Mile, Alabama, Mary Hearon and her husband, Bill, of Daphne, Alabama and Sue Mason and her husband, D.C., of Isney, Alabama; and a host of other relatives and friends. A gathering of Mr. Moorer's family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 9, 2013, at Broussard's, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, October 10, 2013, at Broussard's, with interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches. Memorial contributions may be made to Human Society of Southeast Texas, P.O. Box 1629, Beaumont, Texas 77704. Complete and updated information may be found www.broussards1889.com
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Oct. 9, 2013