Fred Moffatt Jr. (1927 - 2019)

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SHELBYVILLE- Fred T. Moffatt, Jr., 91, of Shelbyville, died on Saturday, the 2nd day of March, 2019, at the Masonic Home in Shelbyville. Born on the 27th day of July, 1927 in Horse Cave, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Dr. and Mrs. Fred T. Moffatt, Sr., (Mary Lenora Martin). Like his father, who was a Baptist pastor, he followed the same calling for over sixty years, serving congregations in Virginia, Maryland, and Kentucky. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II. Earning his bachelor's degree from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, he graduated summa cum laude, held memberships in Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa, served as the house manager and president of his fraternity, was a Rhodes Scholarship finalist, and lettered in crew. He also earned his master's degree from the University of Kentucky and his doctorate from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His memberships included the American Mensa Society. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of over fifty-eight years, Jane Morrison Moffatt, his younger brothers, John Moffatt and James Moffatt, and his son-in-law, Joseph S. Yates.

His survivors include his daughter, Mary Jane Yates of Eminence; his son, Bruce L. Moffatt and his wife, Sandra, of Annapolis, Maryland; his grandson, Mary Jane's son, Chip Snipes of Pinetops, North Carolina; his nieces, Kate Moffatt and her husband, Phillip, of Front Royal, Virginia, and Susan Seiller of Danville; and his nephew, Andrew Moffatt and his wife, Christine, of Linden, Virginia.

The public worship of God and the sharing of memories will take place at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, the 16th day of March, 2019, at the First Christian Church of Shelbyville, with the Reverend Dr. Dave Charlton and the Reverend Dr. Jay Padgett officiating. Interment will be in Grove Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M., until 12:45 P.M., Saturday, 16 March 2019, at the First Christian Church. Expressions of friendship may take the form of contributions to Dr. Moffatt's final pastorate, Victory Baptist Church, 715 Main Street, Shelbyville, Kentucky 40065. Arrangements are entrusted to the Hall-Taylor Funeral Home of Shelbyville, and online condolences may be expressed at
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Published in The Sentinel-News from Mar. 5 to Mar. 6, 2019
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