Mr. Ivey Robert Moore, Sr., age 92, of Dewitt Barnett Road, Vilas, died Monday, January 7, 2013, at his home.
Mr. Moore was born January 15, 1920 in Watauga County, a son of the late Roy Bynum Moore and Ida Parlier Moore. He was a farmer and served in the United States Army during World War II. Mr. Moore was a member of Mount Lebanon Baptist Church.
Mr. Moore is survived by three sons, Robert Moore, Jr. and wife Mildred, Raymond Moore and wife Jan, and Floyd Moore and wife Sue, all of Vilas; three daughters, Dora Lee Story and husband Harvey of Lenoir, Ruth McCloud of Elk Park, and Marie Bumgarner and husband Bill of Vilas; four sisters, Hazel Arnett and Blanche Ham, both of Lenoir, Bertha Greene and husband Willard and Betty Greene and husband Howard, all of Lenoir; one brother, Lewis Moore and wife Violet of Lenoir; one sister-in-law, Mary Jo Earp of Elizabethton, Tennessee, and special friends, Janet and Neil Shoaf and their family of St. Petersburg, Florida, Jim and Lynn Wingrove and their family of Greenville, South Carolina, and Ralph and Pat Huskins of Huntersville, North Carolina. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ada Greer Moore; one son-in-law, Boyd McCloud; two brothers, Clyde and Dana Moore; two sisters-in-law, Gladys Moore and Hazel Moore, and two brothers-in-law, Ray Arnette and Elmer Hamm.
Funeral services for Mr. Ivey Robert Moore, Sr. will be conducted Friday afternoon, January 11, 2013, at 2:00 o'clock, at Mount Lebanon Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Reverend Wynn Greer, Reverend Burl Greer, and Reverend Lonnie Barnes. Burial will follow in the Danner Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Thursday evening, from 6:00 until 9:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Service. At other times friends may call at the Moore residence, 400 Dewitt Barnett Road, Vilas.
Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to the Danner Cemetery Fund, in care of David Hodges, 1075 Laurel Fork Road, Vilas, North Carolina, 28692, or to Medi Home Hospice, PO Box 1357, Newland, North Carolina, 28657.
Online condolences may be sent to the Moore family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.