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BELPRE, Ohio — William S. "Bill" Moore, 51, of Belpre, Ohio, passed away at his residence, on Thursday, March 16, 2017.
Born June 25, 1965 in Huntington, WV, he was the son of Charles "Butch" Moore and the late Martha Hurt Moore.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Welch; and active in its youth programs while in school. He was a honor graduate of Mount View High School, class of 1983. While in school, he was an active member of the tennis and wrestling teams. He was also a graduate of West Virginia University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. He was employed by the city of Welch as Director of Linkous Park pool and instructor in water safety. He also worked for the Department of Agriculture rural development program as an Administrative Management Associate in Morgantown, WV, and for Consulting Coal Services in Welch, WV, as a Sales Accountant- computer systems administrator. He was a proud member of the Welch Volunteer Fire Department, being there when it was first organized and in the first class; he was later promoted to Lieutenant and Trainer.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by, his grandparents, John and Lois Hurt, and Herman and Lois Moore; one niece, Abby Bacho, and three uncles of which he always thought of highly, John Hurt, Howard Cloke and Larry Dalton.
Survivors include, his father, Charles T. "Butch" Moore of Welch, WV, three sisters, Susan Vega, and husband David of Decatur, GA, Natalie Bacho and husband Stephen of Newman, GA, Meredith Mazon and husband Steven of Kissimmee, FL, nieces Rachael, Paige, and Miranda Vega, Hannah and Charlotte Bacho, and Vivy Mazon, Nephews, Andrew and Lucas Mazon, special aunts in his life, Rosie Hurt, and Lois Cloke of Huntington, WV, and Linda Dalton of Scott Depot, WV, and several cousins.
Memorial Services will be conducted Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 1 P.M. from the First United Methodist Church in Welch, WV, with the most Reverend Olen Butcher-Winfree, officiating. Friends may call Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 12 Noon to 1 P.M. at the First United Methodist Church in Welch, WV.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 416, Welch, WV 24801, the McDowell County Public Library, 90 Howard St., Welch, WV 24801, or the Welch Volunteer Fire Department, 88 Howard St., Welch, WV 24801.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com
Fanning Funeral Home of Welch, is serving the Moore family.
Published on March 23, 2017
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