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William Moore Obituary
William G. Moore

Bill passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Atherton, Friday, July 5th. He was born in Merced Falls, California, February 6, 1921. After his parents moved to San Francisco, he attended Dudley Stone Grammar School, Lowell High School, and graduated from college at University of San Francisco. He met the love of his life, Katy, in grammar school, and married her in Washington, D.C. in 1943. He then shipped out to the South Pacific as a Marine where he distinguished himself, returning as a Captain. He was honorably discharged in 1945. After the war, he received his Genl. Contractors license and went to work for the family business, Belle Haven Realty. During his tenure with Belle Haven, he was part of the team to develop the first high rise hotel on Waikiki Beach, the 1954 Waikiki Biltmore. In 1962 he and the family developed one of the first high rise co-ops in San Francisco, the Royal Towers. He went on to a very successful career in hotel and restaurant ownership and management with Belle Haven Realty.


Bill was predeceased by his parents, Glenn and Mary Moore, his siblings, Catherine Salfen and Merl Moore; and his wife, Katy. He is also predeceased by his 2 sons, Glenn and Dean Moore. He is survived by his daughter, Cheryl Jones, son-in-law Jeff Jones, and his grandchildren, Fletcher Hill, Rachel Moore, Cache Jones, and Ryan Jones.


A private service will be held at the Redwood Chapel, 847 Woodside Rd., Redwood City. Donations to the , or University of San Francisco's Golf Program would be greatly appreciated.


Published in San Francisco Chronicle on July 11, 2013
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