Winifred Bob Moore, 91, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. He passed away at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jackson following a brief illness. He was born August 11, 1929 in Paris, Texas to John and Ibbie Moore. When he was 12, he and his family moved to Leake County, MS.
Funeral Services will be Monday, April 19, 2021 at 11:00AM at Culpepper Funeral Home Chapel with internment in Parkway Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday afternoon, April 18, from 1:00-3:00PM at the funeral home and on Monday from 9:00-11:00 prior to service time. The Reverend Barry Corbett will officiate.
Music will be performed by Chris Cauthen, worship pastor.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Fowler, Jeremey Loden, Nathan Alber, Conner Loden, Coen Alber, and Don Hofmister.
Bob loved the Lord, his family, and his country which he proudly served for 21 years as a member of the United States Air Force. He was a Vietnam War Veteran. After retiring as a Master Sergeant from the Air Force in 1971, he and his family moved to Kosciusko where he became manager at Gibson’s Retail Store in Parkway Plaza Shopping Center. He was manager there for 14 years.
After retiring from Gibson’s, he enjoyed traveling with this family in their motor home where many special memories were made. He and his wife were also members of the Good Sam Company Club and enjoyed camping and spending time with their special camping buddies.
In 1989, he was elected City Alderman of Ward 3 where he proudly served for 8 years. Bob loved people and loved serving his community.
Bob was a member of the Williamsville Assembly of God Church where he served as a deacon.
Bob is survived by his daughter, Melinda Bigby Fowler (Daniel), his grandchildren Jeremy Loden (Karen) and Taylor Alber (Nathan), and seven great grandchildren Conner, Hannah, Coen, Ames, Jase, Luca, and Elis.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 66 years, Thelma Pearson Moore, son Robert Delane “Bobby” Moore, parents John and Ibbie Moore, and brother Prentis Ray Moore.
Memorials may be made to Bob’s two favorite charities which he supported monthly, St. Jude Children’s Hospital and Shiner’s Hospital for Children.