He was born on June 3, 1935 to parents, Adolphus and Willie Moore in Ellaville, Georgia. Both parents preceded him in death. Thomas was the sixth child of seven siblings; Marian Stewart, Philip Moore, Excare Moore, Leamon Moore Sr., Johnson Moore, and Geraldine Butler, all of whom are deceased. Thomas was married to the late, Annie Jo Prince-Moore who also preceded him in death.
Thomas is survived by his three children, Thomas Moore Jr. of Beacon, NY, Sherri Lindo of Huntsville, AL, Emie Williams of Americus, GA; two sons-in-law, Clinton Lindo II, Bruce Williams Jr.; eight grandchildren, Thomas Darnell Moore, Brittany Moore, Temidayo Are’, Onitayo Are’, Clinton Lindo III, Bruce Williams III, LaiAni Williams, Tia’Leyon Williams; one great-grandchild, Tylon Barbours; friend and former spouse, Doris Moore; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Thomas worked as a truck driver for many years until he started his own lawn service business and worked independent jobs. He last worked as a custodian for the First SDA Towers in Huntsville, AL until his health forced him to retire at the age of 82. He was determined to keep moving and at the age of 84, he completed a 5K charitable race to help feed the hungry. He was a member of the First Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Huntsville, AL where he re-committed his life to Christ through baptism on July 6, 2019. Thomas will be remembered for his tall and thin stature, his love for the outdoors, and his love for family.
Funeral services for Mr. Thomas Moore, Sr. will be conducted at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, December 6, 2021 at the Rocky Hill Primitive Baptist Church in Ellaville, GA, with burial to follow on the adjacent family burial grounds.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates at all services at this time. We are limiting graveside seating to no more than 10 with masks being strongly encouraged. Other masked attendees are welcomed but will be expected to practice social distancing.
Graveside services, including burials, are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
“Dear Lord, please save us because we cannot save ourselves.” – Thomas Moore Sr.