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Melvin Moore

September 28, 1949 – October 26, 2020

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Owens Funeral Svcs; Chapel
104 Green Chimney
Ashland, Va 23005
Friday 4 to 8pm
November 6, 2020

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FUNERAL
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Owens Funeral Svcs; Chapel
104 Green Chimney
Ashland, Va 23005
Saturday 12pm
November 7, 2020

Melvin Roy Moore departed his life early Monday morning, October 26th when the Lord whispered his name calling him home for eternal rest and he quietly slipped away. Melvin was born to the late John Marshall and Thelma Moore on September 28, 1949. Melvin was educated at Greenville County School, Greenville, VA. He later moved to Richmond, VA where he was employed as a Forklift Driver at Richfood for 18 years. After being married to Florence Moore in 1979, he excepted Christ and was baptized by the late Rev. Charles Jackson at the Oak Grove Baptist Church, King William, VA where he became a Deacon and song on the Men’s Chorus. Melvin was proceeded in death by two brothers, John Marshall, Jr., and Maron Moore., one sister Mary Evelyn Soloman, one son, Quinton Moore and one daughter LaToya Hunt.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Florence Moore of 41 years, two sons, Roderick (Felicia) Moore of Montpelier, VA; Elroy (Shelia) Moore of Scott Airforce Base, Illinois; one daughter, Rhonda Coleman of King William, VA.; 16 grandchildren, one devoted grand Za’renee Moore; 5 brothers, William (Jerlean) Moore of Emporia, VA; Robert (Dora) of Fairfax Va., Albert Moore of Richmond, Va., Harold (Charlene) Moore of Richmond, VA; and Nathan Moore, Sr. of Hopewell, VA; one sister, Mabel (Robert) Seaborne of Virginia Beach, VA; one sister-in-law, Helen (Herman) Trueheart of King William, VA and a host of nieces and nephews, one devoted niece, Angila Moore; cousins and friends, one devoted friend, Ronald Seaborne; one godchild, Aneek Smith. Melvin was a member of The Third Generation Social Club, Richmond, VA.

Melvin loved his family and especially the little ones, he kept them laughing and loved playing with them. The owners of Exxon Service Station, Sam and Amea; and Jay Joyce, the mechanic who worked on his vehicles) where he was treated and respected as one of the family and a mentor to the youth that came to the station.

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