Posted: Friday, March 4, 2011 12:24 pm
The Messenger, March 4, 2011
Completed arrangements are being announced for Frank Moore Jr., 92, of South Fulton, who died at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky., 7:31 a.m. March 3, 2011.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hornbeak Funeral Home in Fulton, with Paul Adams and the Rev. Jeff Keith officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlea Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home 5-8 this evening.
He was born Jan. 10, 1919, in Lake County, son of the late Frank and Lorna (Gray) Moore. He was the widower of Katherine B. Moore, who died Dec. 27, 2000.
He retired Dec. 1, 1969, from the U.S. Navy, where he served for 21 years in World War II as a member of a B-17 bomber crew; in the Korean War; and in the Berlin Airlift. He was a graduate of Murray (Ky.) State University and had been a teacher for the Fulton City School System, retiring in 1979. A member of the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, he was also a member of the Fleet Reserve Association of the U.S. Navy and a member of American Legion Post 72 in Fulton. A member of Fulton First Baptist Church, he was a member of the Crews Sunday School Class. He had lived in this area most of his life.
Survivors include four cousins, Judith Ann Anderson and Mary Helen Mayfield, both of Hickman, James Leland Clack of Horse Cave, Ky., and Worden Gray Jr. of Memphis.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Johnny Willis Moore; his sister, Dorothy Nell Moore; and his aunt, Helen Everett.
Online tributes may be left at www.hornbeakfuneralchapel.com.