Richard L. Moore

July 19, 1928 ~ October 22, 2012

Mr. Richard L. Moore, age 84, of Johnson City, entered into rest on, October 22, 2012, at his residence. Mr. Moore was a native of Roanoke, Virginia who had lived most of his life in Johnson City. He was the son of the late Alfred Moore and Elizabeth Williams Moore. In addition to his parents his first wife Laura Rosella; several brothers and sisters also preceded him in death. Mr. Moore worked for OG Kelley as a Lead Burner. Survivors include his loving wife of twenty eight years, Lauretta "Jean"? Moore of the home; one daughter Faye Holden and her husband Bobby Jack of Jonesborough; two sons, Mike Moore and his wife Melba of Gray and David Moore and his wife Betsy of Kingston, Tennessee; one brother, Ernest G. Moore and his wife Bonnie of Virginia; seven grandchildren; four step-grandchildren, Matt Johnston, Becky Butcher, Sam Johnston and Adam Johnston; nine great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; three step- great great grandchildren The family would like to express our sincere appreciation to the caregivers from the Helping Hand and Caris Hospice. The funeral service for Mr. Richard L. Moore will be conducted at 2 PM Thursday October 25, 2012, in the Morris-Baker North Chapel. Rev. Curtis Booher will officiate. The entombment service will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 PM Thursday prior to the service. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tn. 38105.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    To the family and friends of Richard Moore, Please accept my deepest sympathy on the recent loss of your dear loved one. One day Richard will hear the voice of Jesus Christ and come out of his tomb to life again. (John 5:28,29) Until this is fulfilled, may all your memories help you through the days ahead. May the God of Comfort be with you. With deepest sympathy, Robin

  2. Anonymous says:

    Jean, thanks so much for sharing Richard with me and Doc. I will always appreciate his humor and always trying to show me a trick or puzzxle. I appreciate all you did as a loving wife and caregiver. You will be in my thoughts.

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