Robert Leland Moore

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Robert Leland Moore, age 78, of Cumming went to be with God April 18, 2015 after a long bout with Parkinson's disease.
He was the youngest son of the late John Robert Moore and Richetta Steele Hartley of Victoria, Va. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Gloria Reuse Moore of Cumming; his daughters, Deborah M. Carrico (Mrs. Terry L.) of Dawsonville, and Sheri M. Cook (Mrs. D. Keith) of Alpharetta; granddaughters, Shawna C. Lucas (Mrs. Brian) of Tampa, Fla., and Holly C. Keim (Mrs. Eric) of Weston, Fla.; grandsons, Jared S. and Davis L. Cook of Alpharetta; great-grandchildren, Carson L. and Aubrey L. Lucas of Tampa, Fla.; and his brother, John S. Moore (Darlene) of Glen Burnie, Md.; he also leaves behind seven nieces.
After graduating from Glen Burnie High School, Glen Burnie, Md., Bob then graduated with a Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore. Receiving God's call to ministry, he then attended Georgetown College in Kentucky and received his Master of Divinity degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky. He pastored Elkridge Baptist Church Elkridge, Md., Greenridge Baptist Church in Clarksburg, Md., and served as associate pastor at Glen Burnie Baptist Church. During this period, Bob served as President of the Baptist Family and Children's Aid for the Baptist Convention of Maryland/DE for 10 years.
Bob then enjoyed serving many years until his retirement in 2001 at the Home Mission Board, SBC, in Atlanta and then the North American Mission Board, SBC, in Alpharetta.
Loved and appreciated by all who knew him for his love and concern for people, he will be greatly missed.
A memorial service will be held at Bridgeway Baptist Church, 4755 Kimball Bridge Road, Alpharetta 30005, at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 26. Visitation with the family will begin at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Bridgeway Christian Academy.
Cremation Society of Georgia is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Forsyth County News from Apr. 21 to Apr. 23, 2015