Franklin Delores “Frank” Moore, 80, beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013. He was born in the town of Liberty, NC to the late Willie Herbert Moore and Lelia Joyce Moore. He graduated from Sandy Ridge High School and North Carolina Wesleyan College. During the Korean conflict, he served in the Navy aboard the destroyer USS Damato. He was retired from Alcatel and Ericsson where he did computer aided design. His hobbies included gardening, square dancing, playing bridge, reading, and spending time at Frank’s Folly at Holden Beach. His favorite place to be was outdoors working in the yard. He found service through Meals on Wheels, J.C. Raulston Arboretum, Neighbor to Neighbor Outreach and Millbrook United Methodist Church. During his retirement he loved wheeling and dealing and pursuing new interests. Breakfast 3 days each week at Gateway was always a must for Pat and him.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Patricia Farmer Moore; son, Kenneth Franklin Moore and fiancée, Mary Ammons; daughters, Lelia Moore McConnell and husband, Robbie, and Tracy Moore Perry and husband, Dail; grandchildren, Brent Andrew Moore, Matthew McKenzie Moore, Meredith Patricia McConnell, Kelly Lynn McConnell, Addison Cole Perry and McKenzie Brooks Perry; sister, Mildred Bowman and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by special friends, Pete Rodrigues, Norman Iman and Christian Lindqvist.
Visitation will be on Monday, April 8, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Millbrook United Methodist Church in the Pryor-Bradford building. A memorial service will be held at 11 o’clock Tuesday morning, April 9, 2013 at Millbrook United Methodist Church in the Pryor-Bradford building.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Millbrook United Methodist Church in his memory.
A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Wake Forest. (919-556-5811)