Thomas A. Moore, age 79, of Johnson City, died Friday, July 12, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center.
He was a native of Ferrum, VA, who had lived in Bristol, Piney Flats and Erwin prior to moving to Johnson City in 1999.
He was a son of the late Della Elizabeth Shelor and Joseph A. Moore Sr.
Mr. Moore was a member of Boones Creek Bible Church.
He was a retired social worker with the American Red Cross and the Department of Human Services.
Mr. Moore was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
He was a die-hard fan of Tennessee High sports and every year looked forward to the beginning of the Johnson City Cardinals’ season.
In addition to his parents, his wife, Jeannia Hart Moore; and brother, Joseph A. Moore Jr.; preceded him in death.
Survivors include: son, Larry A. Moore and his wife, Melanie, Piney Flats; daughter, Lora Gilreath and her husband, Randy, Piney Flats; five grandchildren, Samuel Gilreath, Channing Bennett, Brandon Moore, Jaedon Bennett and Autumn Moore, all of Piney Flats; and several nieces and nephews.
The family of Thomas A. Moore will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Monday, July 15, 2013, at Morris-Baker Funeral Home.
Funeral services will follow at 7:00 PM from the Morris-Baker South Chapel. Pastor Dale W. Cunningham will officiate. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.
Graveside services will be conducted at 10:00 AM Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Monte Vista Memorial Park. Family and friends are asked to meet at Morris-Baker by 9:40 AM Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery for those services.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to the ETSU Foundation, Attn: Speech Language Pathology, PO Box 70712, Johnson City, TN 37614.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family via www.morrisbaker.com.
Morris-Baker and Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the Moore family.