Mr. William Whiteford "Bill" Moore, 91, of Lancaster passed away Friday, April 19, 2013, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. He was born April 16, 1922, in Chesterfield County and was a son of the late Julian and Etta Jordan Moore. Mr. Moore was a devoted member of Calvary Baptist Church where he served in many capacities. He retired from Springs Industries after working at the Lancaster Plant for 46 years. A U.S. Army World War II veteran, he served in Italy with the 34th infantry division as a technical sergeant and was awarded two Bronze Stars and two Purple Hearts. Mr. Moore is survived by his wife of 72 years, Juanita Mae Hammond Moore; two sons, Mike Moore and Dr. Phil Moore, both of Columbia; a daughter, Janis Aldridge and her husband, John, of Lancaster; three grandchildren, Jason Aldridge of Columbia, Jeana A. Utheim and her husband, Stan, of Charleston, and Justin Moore of Columbia; and one great-grandchild, Norah Utheim; two sisters, Geneva Walters of Columbia and Shirley Bradley of Camden; a sister-in-law, Becky Moore of North Augusta; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Minna Moore, wife of Dr. Phil Moore; and three brothers, Cecil Moore, Jack Moore and Ray Moore. Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mr. Moore are 3 p.m. today, April 21, at Calvary Baptist Church, officiated by the Rev. Steve Bateman, with a military honors burial in Lancaster Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. today, April 21, at Calvary Baptist Church fellowship hall and other times at the home, 1272 McIlwain Road. Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 100 Barron Blvd., Lancaster, SC 29720. Notes to the family may be made at www.lancasterfuneralhome.com.Lancaster Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of Mr. Moore.
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Published in The Lancaster News on Apr. 21, 2013