William H. "Bill" Moore, 87, of Marshall, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate. Pianist Julie Lewis will accompany Bill Nichols as he sings "In the Garden" and "Amazing Grace." Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Pallbearers will be Donald Armstrong, Justin Moore, John Ezell, Aaron Rucker, Wade Kelling and Ronnie England. Honorary pallbearers will be Chad Gilmore, Curtis Glover, William Armstrong, Bud Wade, Bob Wade, Jim Williams and Eddie Guss. Burial will be in Waverly Cemetery in Waverly. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association or Big Bend Retreat.
Born Dec. 18, 1915, in Napton, he was the son of the late Teddy Thomas Moore and Sarah Frances Payne Moore. On Dec. 24, 1938, he married Nadine Page, who preceded him in death Dec. 20, 1997. He had lived in Marshall most of his life and attended First Assembly of God Church in Marshall. He had worked as a bulldozer operator for the city of Marshall, retiring in 1978.
Survivors include three daughters, Willie Dean Armstrong of Marshall, Gloria Jean Evans of Marshall and Sandra Lee Morton of Marshall; two sons, Homer Eugene "Buddy" Moore of Blue Ridge, Ga., and David R. Moore of Slater; one sister, Helen Jean Case of Rockport, Texas; 24 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, four sisters and two great-grandsons.