Woodrow “ Woody ” Wilson Moore, (USNR) ADJC, 92, born September 22, 1919 in Houston County, TN, went to be with the Lord on June 11, 2012. He started his Navy career in 1940 serving 30+ years. He was an active member of Evangel Temple Assembly of God and had a strong love for his pastor and the church. Woody was a great storyteller and always had something to talk about. He was an avid military historian and musician. He loved bowling and golfing and continued to play up until last year. Woody was a very humble man who never considered himself a hero but rather a true American. He was preceded in death in 1993 by his former wife, Margie Louise Moore. He is survived by his wife, Florence Moore; five children, Melver W. Moore (Margaret), William E. Reiter (Patricia), Phyllis E. Cason (James H.), David Ruttan (Sharon), and Ruth Dennis (Carl); 12 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and four great great grandchildren.
The family received friends from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at Jacksonville Memory Gardens Funeral Home, 111 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, FL. Funeral service were held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 15, in the Jacksonville Memory Gardens Funeral Home Chapel.
Grave side services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at Miles Family Cemetery in Baxley, with full Military Honors.
David E. Miles Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.