Harry Moore Jr.

Published 9:52 am Monday, January 11, 2016

“For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.” II Timothy 4: 6, 7, 8
Harry Moore Jr., 95, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2016, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Gardners, Va., he was the son of the late Harry Moore Sr. and Dove Ella Hale Moore. Mr. Moore had been a guidance counselor at Lamar High School and Daniel Boone High School. He served as a Baptist minister for more than 50 years and had formerly pastored at Skyland Heights Baptist Church, Little Mountain Baptist Church and Poplar Grove Baptist Church.
Mr. Moore was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II. He loved reading his Bible and playing golf.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruby Moore; a sister, Elizabeth Oats; and two brothers, Bill Moore and Bob Moore.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 17 years, Virginia Moore, of the home; a son, John Moore and his wife Joella, Elizabethton, Tenn.; a special granddaughter, McKinley Moore, Elizabethton; special nephews, Rick Moore, Jerry Moore and Bob Moore Jr.; and special nieces, Debbie and Betty Ann.
A service to honor the life of Harry Moore Jr. will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 10, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services with Rev. Ron Owens and Rev. Kenneth Kyker officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:30 until 2 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service, or at the residence at anytime. The committal and entombment will follow the funeral service on Sunday at Happy Valley Memorial Park, Mausoleum of Peace. Military Honors will be accorded by the Carter County Honor Guard. The family would like to express a special thank you to the doctors and nurses of Sycamore Shoals Hospital and to the staff of Life Care Center of Elizabethton. To those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 207 N. Boone Street, Suite 1500, Johnson City, TN 37604. Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at www.hathawaypercy.com.
Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the Moore family. Office (423) 543-5544.

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