Mr. Willie Moore, Sr. a lifelong resident of Burlington peacefully passed away after a brief illness on Monday morning, March 24, 2014 at Alamance Regional Medical Center. He was born July 14, 1926 to the late Mr. Dee Moore, Sr. and the late Hattie Collins Moore.
Anyone who is familiar with Burlington knows the name “Willie Moore”. For many years he was the proprietor and operator of Moore’s Café located in Burlington, North Carolina. Many natives can recall the many delicious meals and good times shared within his establishment. Mr. Moore was married to the late Mrs. Flossie Rogers Moore and to this union two sons were born, Willie, Jr. and Rodney. Mr. Moore was a member of Visitors Chapel Christian Church and attended as long as his health permitted.
Those left to remember him with love are; his sons: Willie Moore, Jr. and Rodney Moore both of Burlington, North Carolina; his sister: Mrs. Bernice Moore Sellars of Burlington, North Carolina; his brother William Kelly Moore, of Burlington, North Carolina; four grandchildren: Justin Moore and Devaris Moore both of Burlington, North Carolina, Roderick Moore of Goldsboro, North Carolina and Shaneal Moore of Richmond, Virginia; one great-grandchild Shyheim Graves of Richmond, Virginia; brother in-law Arthur Burgess of Burlington, North Carolina as well as several nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
He now joins his wife, parents as well as his siblings: Clarence Moore, Dee Moore, Jr., Jake Moore, Lawrence Moore, Farrie Lee Moore Hamilton, Hazeline Moore, Carlene Moore Wade, Pauline Moore and Sandina Moore Burgess what a grand reunion they are enjoying in the presence of the Savior.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 pm Friday, March 28, 2014 Visitors Chapel Christian Church where Mr. Moore was a member. The family will receive visitors thirty minutes prior to the services and all other times the family will be at the home. Public viewing will be held on Thursday at the funeral home from 1-9pm. Burial will follow the services in the North Lawn Cemetery, Ross Street Burlington, North Carolina.