William Asa Moore, Jr

Born: Tue., Nov. 2, 1915
Died: Sat., Jul. 4, 2009

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Mr. William A. “Bill” Moore Jr., age 93, of Greensboro, GA, died Saturday, July 4, 2009 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens. He was born on November 2, 1915 in Wilkes County to the late Dr. William Asa Moore, Sr. and Ruby Moss Moore. Bill spent most of his life in Greensboro, where he was associated with the City Pharmacy. After retiring there, he later owned Sears Catalog Store for a number of years. He was also manager of Oconee Propane Gas Company for six years. He was a member of San Marino Lodge #34 and was the oldest living past master at the time of his passing. He was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church in Greensboro, where he was very active in church affairs for many years and held many positions in the church. At one time he served on the City Council of Greensboro. He is survived by his wife of nearly forty-five years, Hilda Lunsford Cheeley Moore, who he married in 1964; a step daughter, Janet Sue Cheeley of Juneau, Alaska; two step sons, Charles Ronald Cheeley of Mendham, NJ and David Lee Cheeley of Greensboro, GA; two nieces, Jane Merritt of White Plains, GA and Judy Moore of Augusta, GA; six grandchildren, Harrison Cheeley, Meme Hudgins and husband Ricky, Bayne Cheeley, Andrew Cheeley, Ashley Shippey and husband Patrick and Clancey Willingham; four great grandchildren, Mason Hudgins, Rylan Hudgins, Vivian Shippey and Tyson Shippey; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Alice Moore Chapman; and two brothers, Alan Moore and Richard Moore. Graveside Services will be held Monday, July 6, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at the Siloam Cemetery with Rev. Gary Nicholas, Rev. Ira McKeever and Rev, Michael Hardy officiating. Serving as pallbearers are Bayne Cheeley, Harrison Cheeley, Andrew Cheeley, Larry Smith, Jeffrey Merritt and Fred Cook. Honorary pallbearers are the Masons of San Marino Lodge #34. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday night at McCommons Funeral Home. The family requests that any memorials be made to First United Methodist Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 216, Greensboro, GA 30642. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Dianne Moore Bennett
   Posted Sat July 04, 2009
Your whole family will be in my thoughts and prayers. Dianne class of 71

Lori Ferri
   Posted Sat July 04, 2009
I was very sad to hear of the passing of Mr. Moore. He was such a sweet man who always had a smile when he came into the bank. He will be greatly missed. Lori Ferri

Emmett and Shirley Caldwell
   Posted Sun July 05, 2009
Mrs. Hilda and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with each of your during this time and the days to come. Our Heartfelt Sympathy

Jan Hallman
   Posted Sun July 05, 2009
Jane and Judy, So sorry to hear about your Uncle Bill. We have heard nothing but good things about him from Richard(when I was younger)and others. Know you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Judy, I used to be Janet Copelan from Martinez and your dad was our pharmacist for years and we used to play together. Jan, David, Josh and Robert

Donna Smith
   Posted Mon July 06, 2009
David, Ronnie, Sue and Mrs. Hilda, Larry and I are thinking of you during this sad time. Mr. Bill was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed.

JANET STAPLETON
   Posted Mon July 06, 2009
So sorry to hear of your loss. Mr. Bill will be missed by many. You are in our prayers.

PERCY & JUNE MEEKS
   Posted Mon July 06, 2009
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We have many fond memories of Bill and the drug store.

bertha turner
   Posted Mon July 06, 2009
mr bill was a good persot and will be miss sara dreyer bertha turner

Herb & Jan Thurmond
   Posted Tue July 07, 2009
We are so sorry for your loss and have and will continue to miss Mr. Bill along with Mr. Chapman in church. We know this is a loss for your family and we send our deepest sympathies.

Nancy Smith
   Posted Tue July 07, 2009
My thoughts and prayers are with you in the loss of "Mr. Bill". I enjoyed talking with him when he came into Bi-Lo's or Ingles. He was a very special man and will be greatly missed.

Mike & Jeni Norris
   Posted Wed July 08, 2009
With deepest sympathy.

Dink & Sandra Dominy
   Posted Tue July 21, 2009
Our deepest sympathy to you during this difficult time.