Edward Houston Moore, 83, of Kingstree, died Friday November 27, 2020 at his residence after an illness.
Mr. Moore was born May 28, 1937 in Olanta, a son of the late Rue Ingram Moore, Jr. and Wilma Lewis Moore. He was a graduate of Olanta High School and graduated from The Citadel in 1961 with a bachelor’s degree in business. Mr. Moore was a veteran of the US Army and served with the SC Highway Patrol from 1963 until his retirement in 2001. He was a member of Kingstree Presbyterian Church, a lifetime member of Mackey Lodge #77 and a Shriner. “Houston” was also an avid outdoorsman and loved to cook for his family and friends.
Surviving are 2 sons, John I. Moore (Cyndi) of Latta and Eddie A. Moore (Vivian) of Kingstree; grandchildren, Adam Moore and James Allen Moore of Kingstree, Monica (Ernesto) Ferreira and Heather Moore of Latta; great grandchildren, Jordan Ferreira, and Kaylan and Jackson Blackston; 2 brothers, Thomas H. Moore (Peggy) of Florence, and Bruce R. Moore (Jenny) of California; 2 sisters, Zylphia M. Gibbons of New Zion and Alvida M. Evans (James) of Olanta; 1 sister-in-law, Miriam Moore of Olanta; and a close family friend, Dorrian Patterson of Greeleyville.
Mr. Moore was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Allen Moore, 2 brothers, Wilmer Lewis Moore and Rue Ingram Moore III, and a brother-in-law, Raymond Gibbons.
Graveside services will be private at Kingstree Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Kingstree Presbyterian Church or to Amedisys Hospice.
Posted in: The State
Posted on: 2020-11-30
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