Obit: Buddy Moore

Obit: Buddy Moore

November 25th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Alex Gene "Buddy" Moore, 89, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.He was born Jan. 9, 1923 in Chattanooga to the late Alex and Ethel Moore. He was also preceded in death by his wife, June Currey Moore. Mr. Moore was a member of Concord Baptist Church and retired as a Yard Conductor from Norfolk Southern Railroad after 45 years.Mr. Moore was a 70 year member of United Transportation Union (UTU), 32 degree Mason in both the York and Scottish Rites, 50 year member of Mt. Moriah Council #95 Cryptic Masons of Chattanooga, 50 year Member of John Bailey Nicklin Chapter #49 Royal Arch Masons of Chattanooga and a member of Lookout Commandery No. 14 Knights Templar of Chattanooga. Buddy was also a member of the Wolftever Fishing Club for over 30 years and was a WWII U.S. Army veteran.Survivors include his son, Donald Gene Moore and wife Jeana Fleitz, of Harrison; daughter, Deborah Moore McLachlan and husband, Robert James McLachlan Jr., of Chattanooga; sister, Elynor Carmichael, of Harrison; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, in the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Rev. David King officiating.Interment will follow at 12:30 p.m. Monday in Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.The family will receive friends from 25 p.m. today and from 1011 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.Memorial donations may be made to Local Mission Programs, Concord Baptist Church, 7025 East Brainard Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421 .Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanoogavalleyview.com.Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga.