William Byron "Bill" Moore was born on February 5, 1931 in Laurel County, Ky., the son of the late John Franklin and Lillie Warren Moore.
He was united in marriage to Eulene Wilson, his wife of 47 years, who preceded him in death.
He is survived by two children, Terry House and husband Stuart of London and William Bill Moore II of London; a brother, James Moore of London; two grandchildren, James and wife Jacqueline, and Ernest and wife Whitley House; three great grandchildren, Gavin Kenneth, Emma Rose and Lane Porter House, plus a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Besides his parents and wife, he was also preceded in death by 10 siblings, Dorothy Bolton, Hazel Banks, Edith Kelly, Edna Brown, Madge Hatcher, Thelma Moore, Charles Moore, John Moore, Walter Moore and Beulah May.
He was the owner and operator of London Tire Center for 51 years, a member of the Macedonia Methodist Church and a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Korean Conflict. He was awarded a Purple Heart for his service to our country.
Bill departed this life on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, being 85 years, 7 months and 19 days of age.
Funeral service was held at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, at Bowling Funeral Home with Jerry Brown officiating.
Burial followed in A.R. Dyche Memorial Park in London.
Visitation was from 1 p.m. Monday until the 3 p.m. funeral hour also at the funeral home.
Pallbearers were James House, Ernest House, Dustin Morris, Mark Bowling, Milton Baker and Danny Evans.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Zion Church of Christ, Macedonia Methodist Church, 2260 McWhorter Road, London, KY., or First Christian Church, 303 North Main Street, London, Ky.
Published on September 27, 2016