Jay Moore

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with Pastor Robin Rotgers officiating. Burial, with Rives Volunteer Fire Department honors, will follow in East View Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be members of the Rives Volunteer Fire Department: Ryan Shanklin, Sam Kendall, Matt Hoffman, Jamie Willcutt, Sammy Morris and David Kendall. Honorary pallbearers will be Layne Brasher, Rick Ashe, Randy Molands, Jason Morphis, Brian Davis, Chris Cummings, Craig McCord and C.J. McCord.
The family requests that memorials be made to Rives Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 179, Rives, TN 38253.
He was born Sept. 22, 1973, son of James Howard “Jimmy” Moore Sr. of Kenton and the late Linda (Jackson) Moore. He married the former Kelli Vermillion March 7, 2005. She survives. He was a supervisor at Williams Sausage Co., where he had worked for three years, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He attended Greater Vision Church of God in Troy.
He was a member of the Rives Volunteer Fire Dept., having joined in 1996, and he served 20 years and 10 months. He earned the rank of assistant fire chief. He was elected alderman for the City of Rives and served from 2008-2015. He had been Mayor of Rives since Feb. 2, 2015.
He is also survived by his grandmother, Evelyn Moore of Union City; his stepmother, Donna Moore of Union City; two daughters and his son-in-law, Taylor and Austin Pitts of Union City and Hope Williams of Rives; three sons, Ryan Moore of South Fulton and Jordan West and Averee Williams, both of Rives; two grandchildren, Presley Pitts and Connor Pitts, both of Union City; his brother, David Moore of Kenton; two stepbrothers, Rick Ashe and Layne Brasher, both of Union City; his aunt, Katherine Steed of Oak Ridge; his niece, Kerstin Moore of Kenton; and his nephew, Braden Moore of Kenton.
He was also preceded in death by his uncle, B.M. Steed; two grandfathers, Howard Moore and Ed Jackson; and his grandmother, Geraldeen Jackson.

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