Mr. David Lowell Moore of Orange Park Fla., born July 18, 1936 in Butler, Tenn., to the late Charles Edward Moore and Sally Howell Moore, passed away on November 26, 2013. He was retired in 1976 from the United States Army of 21 years. He was married to Betty Parlier Moore for 57 years. Mr. Moore lived in Elizabethton before and after his military service; he was a former photographer for the Elizabethton Star.
Mr. Moore was awarded many awards while in service: Bronze Star, Good Conduct with five awards, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Gallantry Cross, First Oak Leaf Cluster Army Recruiting Command, The Meritorious Service Medal United States Recruiting Command 1973-1974, Meritorious Service 1968-1970, worked with the Associated Press and The International Olympic Photo Pool, Munich, Germany 1972, United States Army Signal School 1960, United States Photographer School and Motion Picture Photography 1973.
Mr. Moore’s civic and church activities: Little League Football Coach, Cub Scout Master, Track Supervisor and Coordinator for City Tournament, Assistant Basketball Coach, Little League, Counselor for Royal Ambassadors (Grace Baptist Church, Tenn.) Member of Youth Council, Deacon, Teacher 4th thru 6th grade, Vacation Bible School Teacher, Teacher and Bible Study Leader, Bus Driver for Church Activities, (First Baptist Church, North Charleston, S.C.). Mr. Moore was a member of Highland Park Baptist Church, Hanahan, S.C.
He was the proud father of two children: Thomas H. Moore and Julia Lynn Moore of Orange Park, Fla.; three grandchildren: Brittani M. Moore, Jacksonville Beach, Fla.; John David Moore and Emily Jade Moore of Orange Park, Fla.; three very special family members: Larry Morris, Sara Ruth Moore (Richard) and Jeanette Vance Eberhardt. He had many nieces and nephews that he was proud of.
He was preceded in death by his sisters: Margie Moore Coggens, Janie Moore Vance, Bettye Moore Faver Coggens; and brothers: Charles Moore and Richard Moore.
Services will be held Thursday, December 5, 2013 at J. Henry Stuhr Funeral Home, Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road, North Charleston, S.C., at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Burial with military honors will be in Beaufort National Cemetery at 2 p.m.
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