GASTONIA - George William Moore, 86, formerly of Hendersonville, N.C. and Hillsville, Va., died May 8, 2013, at Kings Mountain Hospice House.
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He was born in Gaston County on Jan. 22, 1927, son of the late Grady and Kathelyn Stiles Moore.
George was a life insurance agent with Southern Life, worked at Wix Filters and was co-owner of Flowers and More in Cher-ryville, was a US Army WWII and Korean War Veteran, a former member of the Cherryville Chamber of Commerce and was a member of Chapel Grove Baptist Church in Gastonia.
Survivors include his wife of 28 years Shirley Jean Alderman Moore of the home, two sons Dr. Dan S. Moore and fiancée Lisa Patty of Brevard NC, Gary Lee Moore and fiancée Cindy Jones of Hendersonville, a daughter Nell Rose Sand Alwin of Augsburg, Germany, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, two brothers Charles Cletus Moore and wife Mildred of Gasto-nia, Bobby Gene Moore and wife Margaret of Gastonia, a sister Betty Moore Alexander and husband Dwight of Kings Moun-tain.
Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday at Carpenter's Funeral and Cremation Service Chapel with the Rev. Roger Over-ton officiating.
Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Gardner Memorial Cemetery in Hillsville, Va.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:15 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service Friday.
Memorial may be made to Chapel Grove Baptist Church, 716 Camp Rotary Road, Gastonia, NC 28054 or Shriner's Hospital for
Children, 950 W. Farris Rd., Greenville, SC 29605 or donor's choice.
Condolences may be made to www.carpentersfuneralhome.net.
Published in Gaston Gazette on May 10, 2013