Gene Walter Moore, 80
Published 10:22 am Thursday, June 7, 2018
Gene Walter Moore, age 80, a resident of Stanford Care & Rehabilitation, formerly of McKinney, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2018.
Born Friday, June 18, 1937, in Shelbyville, Indiana, he was the son of the late Elmer Clay and Georgia Floyd Moore. Gene was the widower of Sarah Delk Moore, who preceded him in death February 21, 2018. Gene was a 1956 graduate of McKinney High School, member of Geneva Baptist Church, and was a lifelong farmer.
Gene leaves behind two sons, Roy Moore (June) and Jeff Moore (Kim) both of McKinney; one daughter, Mary Fakharpour of Lexington; seven grandchildren, Melanie Grosjean (Joel), Derick Moore, Daniel Moore, Laura Parker (Robbie), Megan Mason (Jerrett), Emily Hamm (Jessie), and Kayvan Fakharpour; four great-grandchildren; and a son-in-law, Gary Coffman of McKinney.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Janet Coffman; one brother, Augustus “Gus” Moore; and one sister, Ruby Moore.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Fox & Friend Funeral Home with Bro. Vola Brown officiating the service. Burial will follow in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. The visitation will be held 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Derick Moore, Daniel Moore, Jessie Hamm, Robbie Parker, Kayvan Fakharpour, and Jerrett Mason will serve as active pallbearers. Joel Grosjean will serve as honorary pallbearer.
Memorial contributions suggested to Heritage Hospice, PO Box 1213, Danville, KY 40423.
Fox & Friend Funeral Home, Stanford, is in charge of arrangements. Guest Book at www.friendfuneralhomes.com.