Kent Clayton Moore

Kent Clayton Moore

Mr. Kent Moore, 89, of Hickory, died Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, NC. Born June 15, 1926 in New Salem Township, Union County N.C., he was a son of the late C.C. Moore and Velna Brewer Moore. He was also predeceased by his sister, Naioma Tarleton, and his brother, Dwight B. Moore. He was inducted in the Army in 1944 where he served as Center Chief and cryptographer for the 97th Infantry Division in the Europe and Pacific Theaters. A member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity at NC State University, he graduated with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering. After graduation, he joined E.F. Craven Company of Greensboro, enjoying 40 years traveling the northwest corner of N.C., making life-long friends while working in construction machinery sales. His retirement in 1991 provided the opportunity to pursue what he loved most: spending time with his beloved wife! Together they enjoyed their church, family, personal projects, and, as he liked to say, "FUN, FUN, FUN"! Kent was a longtime faithful member of First Presbyterian Church of Hickory where he was an elder, Sunday School teacher, and a participant in a variety of church services from watching the nursery to working on the sanctuary guild. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Moore; sons, Trent C. Moore and wife Christel of Savannah, GA, Dr. Mark T. Moore and wife Jill of Greensboro, NC; daughter Dr. Susan Moore and husband Dr. A. Eugene Geer of Charleston, SC; grandsons: Garrett Clayton Moore and Carson Sidney Moore, both of Greensboro, NC; brother, the Rev. Dr. Zane M. Moore of Greenville, SC, and many cherished in-laws, nephews, and nieces. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Whit Malone officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 237 2nd St., NW, Hickory, NC, 28601 and Catawba County Council on Aging, West Hickory Senior Center, 400 17th Street SW, PO Box 835, Hickory, NC 28603. Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of Kent Clayton Moore. Funeral Home: Bass-Smith Funeral Home 334 2nd St., NW Hickory, NC US 28601
June 15, 1926 - December 12, 201506/15/192612/12/2015
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Mr. Kent Moore, 89, of Hickory, died Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, NC. Born June 15, 1926 in New Salem Township, Union County N.C., he was a son of the late C.C. Moore and Velna Brewer Moore. He was also predeceased by his sister, Naioma Tarleton, and his brother, Dwight B. Moore. He was inducted in the Army in 1944 where he served as Center Chief and cryptographer for the 97th Infantry Division in the Europe and Pacific Theaters. A member of Sigma Alpha ...

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Dec
19
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Saturday, December 19 2015
01:30 PM
First Presbyterian Church
237 2nd St., NW
Hickory, NC 28601
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Dec
19
Service
Saturday, December 19 2015
01:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church
237 2nd St., NW
Hickory, NC 28601
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