Rev. Willie Moore Jr.
1941 - 2020
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Rev. Willie Moore Jr., affectionately known as "Bo" was born on October 31, 1941 in Paducah, KY to the late Willie Moore Sr. and Minnie Lee Cain. God in His infinite wisdom saw fit to call him to glory on June 16, 2020 after battling a short stint of illness. He professed his love of God at an early age by accepting Christ as his Savior. He retired from US Steel Corporation. He was an Associate Minister at Jerusalem M.B. Church under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Isaac Culver Jr. Rev. Moore served faithfully as a Trustee, Choir Member and Armor Bearer. He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Mary Moore, 1 son Anthony Moore, 2 brothers, and 1 sister. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Velma Rucker-Moore; son, Rev. Roderick (Crystal) Moore; 3 daughters, Khrishana Rucker, Rovel (Trevis) Pollock, and Natasha (Arias) Gaskin; 13 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 5 sisters, Dorothy (Benjamin) Lamb, Ann (Randolph) Austin, Mary Ann Appleberry, Polly Prevo, Novella Jernigan; 3 brothers, Landus Jernigan, Otis (Gloria) Jerigan, and Bobby (Glenna) Settlers; and a host of other relatives and friends. Arrangements: Visitation Friday, June 26, 2020 from noon to 8:00 pm. Family hour from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Funeral Service on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 11:00 am. All services will be held at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 1741-47 Fillmore St. Rev. Dr. Isaac Culver Jr., Pastor. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.



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Published in Post-Tribune on Jun. 24, 2020.
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July 8, 2020
You are now one of Gods Angels, Rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with your family thru this difficult time.
Earnest Tyler
Family
June 28, 2020
You will be sorély missed faithful servant of God I will miss your goodness to all at the church
Alethea Brooks
Friend
June 26, 2020
Ms. Velma, you and the family have our deepest condolences and prayers during this time. We loved Rev. Moore & will truly miss him and his words of wisdom. May God continue to give you comfort and strength.
Rev. and Mrs. Alfonso and Keisha Jones
Family
June 26, 2020
Velma I was sorry to hear of the passing of your husband. I would like to extend my sincere condolences and prayers to you and your family. The God awesome we serve needed an angel and he found one in rev. Thomas. My prayers are with you and yours
Bettie J Wislon
Friend
June 26, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Rae Sovereign
Coworker
June 26, 2020
Diane and I were so saddened to hear of the passing of your beloved husband. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May his memories sustain you in the following times. Rae Sovereign and Diane Szczesniak.
Rae Sovereign
Coworker
June 26, 2020
Dear Moore family,
Willie was a great example of a man of faith. He was always upbeat and positive. I always enjoyed speaking with him and he would share his music with me. Please accept our condolences and sympathy in your time of loss.
Michael and Joanne Kovacich
Friend
June 26, 2020
To Velma and family, I am sorry to hear of Rev. Moore's transition. Praying for you and your family.
Diana Dicks
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June 25, 2020
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June 24, 2020
Prayers of comfort and peace to the entire family.
Elder Connie Scott
June 24, 2020
Willie was a kind quiet man! Always had a smile and welcoming of others. It saden my heart to here of his passing! He is in. Perfect peace. To be absent from the body is To be in the presence of the Lord. He loved the Lord and was a good man. My condolences to his wife Velma, his daughter's and grandchildren. May God comfort you and give you peace. Much Love
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June 24, 2020
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June 24, 2020
My condolences to Velma and family. Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal. Continue to hold on to God's unchanging hands.
Richard Gordon
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June 24, 2020
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June 24, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Darlene Daniels
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June 24, 2020
He was a good brother and friend someone who really cared about life and his family bo was their for me when I was growing up he showed me what it took to be a man I'm sorry I didn't keep in touch with you like I should have but I had to grow up and live my life thank you for your love and support missing you so much tell mom dad and grandma I said hello please keep the gates open for me when I come home R.I.H.BO
Bobby Settlers
Brother
June 24, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Sivi Jerigan
June 24, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
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June 23, 2020
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