John E. Moore, 66, of Tenaha, passed away Tuesday, October 25, 2016, in Longview.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 27, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, October 29, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Keith Keele officiating. Interment will follow at Old Tennessee Cemetery in Tenaha.
Mr. Moore was born March 22, 1950, to Murry Glenn Moore and Frances Mims Moore. He was employed at Bruce Hardwood Floors as a Timber buyer for thirty years. Following retirement, he spent eight years as director of maintenance at Tenaha ISD. Mr. Moore served in the Tenaha Volunteer Fire Department and was part of the group who began running the first ambulance in Tenaha. He also served as a Shelby County Reserved Deputy. Mr. Moore loved his family and friends. He especially enjoyed spending time with his son and granddaughter.
He is survived by
Wife: Cathy Peddy Moore of Tenaha
Son: Scott A. Moore and wife, Deana, of White Oak
Granddaughter: Avery Moore of White Oak
Numerous nieces, nephews, and other family
A host of friends
Preceded in death by
Parents: Murry Glenn Moore and Frances Mims Moore
Special Uncle: Ezra Moore
Special Aunt: Olga Hughes