Edward Enright Moore, Jr. , 93, of Columbia, was the husband, father and Papa to three generations of children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He died peacefully on May 20, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his family. Born April 18, 1924, and raised in Charleston, son of the late Edward Enright Moore, Sr. and Nora Jane Sweatman Moore. He was always immensely proud of his Irish heritage. When World War II broke out in December of 1941, he tried repeatedly to enlist in the armed services without success because of health issues. His Mother, confident that he would again be rejected, urged him to try once more. He did and was enlisted by the United States Marine Corps. He served with distinction in the Pacific with the 4th Marine Division including the battle of Iwo Jima. With conclusion of the war, and honorable discharge from the Marines, Eddie returned to Charleston. There he met the love of his life, Pauline Hyman of Conway, South Carolina. He loved to tell of his courtship of the beauty from Horry County that he met at the Naval Shipyard. Following their marriage in 1947, Eddie attended the Citadel as a veteran student graduating in Electrical Engineering with the Class of 1949. He began his career as a junior engineer with Santee Cooper, moving to Greenwood in 1963. He retired from Duke Power Company as manager of the Greenwood facility in 1989. Eddie worked tirelessly for his community and church, St. Andrews Anglican. He served continuously as a Sunday school teacher, impacting multiple generations of the youth of Moncks Corner and later of Greenwood. His moral strength, wise counsel and generosity were always available to each of us. However, his greatest legacy was his faith in Christ Jesus and showing, by example, that faith to his family and to others-and in that he was hugely successful. Dad was a moral beacon and hero to his children, his grandchildren and his great grandchildren. Surviving in addition to his wife of 70 years, Pauline, are his three children, Debbie Moore Todd Jones (Marvin) of Walterboro, Paula Moore Fleniken (Randy) of Columbia and Edward Enright Moore III (Tessa) of Greenwood; one sister, Margaret Moore Hamm and her son, Joe Hamm of Charleston. Edward had ten grandchildren, Andrew Todd (Sarah), Anna Todd Majure (Chris), Luke Fleniken (Ashley), David Todd (Lilla), Sarah Fleniken Traynum (Steven), John Todd (Wimberly), Edward Enright (Ted) Moore IV (Michelle), Katie Fleniken Nordstrom (Joel), Connor Moore Forrester (Dylan), and Katie Foster. He was also blessed to have been a part of the lives of sixteen great grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews, whom he adored and they affectionately reciprocated. He also will leave behind a devoted friend, Mr. Jake Penny. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Tuesday at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church with The Reverend George H. Clendenin officiating. Burial will follow at Edgewood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be his grandsons, oldest great grandson and Mr. Jake Penny. Honorary escort will be members of the Greenwood Marine Corps League. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests gifts to Connie Maxwell (Adams Campus) post office box 1178, Greenwood , SC 29648 or Saint Andrews Anglican Church building fund, 304 Calhoun Avenue, Greenwood , SC 29649.

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