MOORE, Kenneth Alan Affectionately known as "Khen" and "The Condor". Age 66 of Nashville. Passed away June 30, 2009 at home after longterm health problems. Retired Aircraft Engineer and Quality Control Inspector for AVCO Aircraft. Lifelong Science Fiction and aviation enthusiast; Pilot; Founder and Chairman of the long-running SF convention Kubla Khan. A respected authority on the history of SF art, he ran the Art Shows of the 1978 World Science Fiction Convention (Phoenix, AZ) and the 1979 North American Science Fiction Convention (Louisville, KY), as well as working on innumerable regional art shows and SF conventions. Founding member of the Nashville Science Fiction Club and Fan Guest of Honor at many Southern SF conventions. An only child, he was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents and all other immediate relatives. He is survived by his best friend of half a century, John Hollis; his surrogate daughter, Naomi Fisher; and hundreds of friends, worldwide, whose lives he enriched and enlivened. Visitation Sunday, July 5, 2009 from 1 til 3 p.m. with memorial service to follow at EASTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 904 Gallatin Road, Nashville TN,(615) 227-9558
Published in The Tennessean on Jul. 4, 2009.