Richard Moore

Richard Moore


Richard-Moore-5-13-16Richard Moore

May 9, 2016

Date of Service: May 13, 2016

Interment Location: Dogwood Section


Richard Moore, age 61, of Elizabethton, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 9, 2016 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Richard was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Clyde William “Cobb” Moore and Arlena McKinney Moore. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Pink and Maude McKinney and his paternal grandparents, Harry and Dora Moore; a special aunt, Elizabeth Oats; and a special uncle, Bill McKinney.

Richard was the Southeast Regional Manager for Wenner Bakery. He was a member of First Christian Church in Elizabethton, and attended Old Horseshoe Free Will Baptist Church. Richard enjoyed spending time with his family and loved long days at Watauga Lake. He was always willing to help someone, whatever the need, and will be remembered for his caring and giving nature.

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Tammy E. Peters Moore, of the home; a brother, Jerry Moore and wife Karen, of Elizabethton; his special nieces, Beth Moore and Christy Lowe, both of Elizabethton; two outstanding great nieces, whom he adored, Malana and McKinley Griffey. Many cousins and his extended family also survive.

A service to honor the life of Mr. Richard Moore will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Thursday, May 12, 2016 in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Norman Loveless and Pastor Steve Harris, officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Thursday; or at the residence at any time.

The graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 13, 2016 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Honorary pallbearers will be Tony Hardin, Eddie Lewis, Roland Garcia, Steven McKinney, Arvel McKinney, Larry McKinney and Harley Oaks. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:50 AM on Friday.

Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to the Alzheimer’s Association, 207 North Boone Street, Johnson City, TN 37601, in Richard’s honor.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting our website, Funeral Home, Elizabethton is serving the Moore family, office, 423-542-2232, obituary line, 423-543-4917.

Happy Valley Memorial Park