Richard Bryan Moore

Funeral services for Richard Bryan Moore, age 89, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Fred Lewis officiating.

Military graveside honors by the Hopkins County Military Coalition will follow in Shooks Chapel Cemetery with grandsons and great-grandsons serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. prior to service time.

Mr. Moore passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Moore was born on Nov. 16, 1922, in Fairfield, Ill., the son of Bryan James and Cecile Chloe (Ethridge) Moore. He married Lois A. Anderson on Feb. 24, 1946, in Bloomington, Ind. She survives. Mr. Moore served in the Army Air Corps from Jan. 6, 1943, to Jan. 19, 1946, during World War II. He received two Bronze Stars for service in the South Pacific. He was a 50-year member of the Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons, Monroe Lodge No. 22, Knights Temples in Bloomington, Ind., and Shriners, Murat Temple in Indianapolis. He was a member of First Christian Church of Tyler. Mr. Moore worked for Ralph Rogers and Co. as vice president for 32 years.

Mr. Moore is survived by his wife; children, Karen S. Willis and husband Jimmy, Philip C. Moore and wife Martha, Elaine A. Cohen and husband Philip; sister, Mary Jean Ramsey; grandchildren, Holly Folmer, Betsy Mulder, Suzanna Moore, Elaine Mott, Rachel Moore, Richard Brad Willis and Brian C. Cousins; great-grandchildren, Carson Hicks, Loryn Willis, Aiden Mott, Gavin Mott, Samuel Holbrook, Elena Mulder, Olivia Mulder, Luke Mulder, Collin Mulder, Chloe Willis, Cole Willis, Carson Folmer and Chandler Folmer.

Mr. Moore was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Helen Simes.

Memorials may be made to the Hopkins County Veterans Memorial, P.O. Box 533, Sulphur Springs, 75482. Arrangements are under direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.

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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Nov. 9, 2012