Stuart Leroy Moore
Stuart Leroy Moore, 82, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Born on August 10, 1938, Stuart was educated in Lynchburg City Schools and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He developed his gift for music at a very early age and graduated from Virginia State University. Stuart taught instrumental music in Amherst County Public Schools and performed with jazz bands across the East Coast. During his retirement, he dedicated his life to his Christian faith and his mission to spread the gospel.
Stuart was preceded in death by his parents, David Carter Moore and Norma Woodson Moore and stepparents, Permelia Moore and Edward McDaniel.
He is survived by his children, Abdullah Sihlangu of Charlotte, N.C., Ornette Moore of Lynchburg, Va., David Moore (Bernice) of Madison Heights, Va., and Calista Moore Black (Conover) of Beltsville, Md.; his sisters, Constance Moore Richardson of Los Angeles, Calif., and Barbara Moore Jones of Chino, Calif., 11 grandchildren, four nieces, a nephew, six grandnieces, two grandnephews, and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends and visitors Friday, July 23, 2021, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Community Funeral Home. A viewing will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021, followed by a celebration of life at 12 Noon at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Madison Heights, Va. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery in Natural Bridge, Va.
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Published by The News & Advance on Jul. 21, 2021.