Obituary: William Lee Moore

January 9, 1949 – December 13, 2019

William Lee Moore, 73, of Mitchell, passed away Friday, December 13, 2019, at his residence.

Born January 9, 1946, in Bedford, he was the son of Herbert G. “Doggie” and Eva Marie (Miller) Moore.  He married Nancy Marie Clayton on June 12, 1971.

Bill had been an elementary teacher at Mitchell Community Schools and was later employed at Mills Market and Jay-C Store. He was a 1964 graduate of Springs Valley High School, a 1970 graduate of Oakland City College, and received a master’s degree from Indiana University.  Bill was a member of the First Baptist Church and a 50-year member of Masonic Lodge No. 228 F. & A. M.  He was very crafty, enjoyed making cards for friends, and was an avid collector of frogs.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Moore of Mitchell; children, Donald Lee (Angela) Moore of Birmingham, Alabama, Kelly Dawn (Chad) Stigall of Bedford; grandchildren,  Trista and Tyler Stigall and Sydney Moore

His parents preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 17, at the First Baptist Church with Reverend Reggie Clark officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center and from Noon until the service on Tuesday at the church.

Memorial Gifts can be made in Bill’s memory to the  First Baptist Church

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