Richard was born on September 8, 1962, in Hampton, Virginia to the late Ronzo and Gracie Maxine (Hamrick) Moore. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers, Ronnie Moore of Robinson IL, Larry Dwayne Gibson of Rittman, OH, and granddaughter, Everleigh Rose Moore, Lillington, NC.
Left to cherish his memory is his daughters Amanda Moore of Indore, WV and Kayla Moore of South Charleston, WV; son; Justin (Breana) Moore of Lillington, NC; grandchildren Kiera Davis, Rylee Daniels, Jace Daniels, Emma Young, Solara Moore, and the apple of his eye, Reagan King; stepchildren, Lacid (Darrick) Harden of West Union, IL, Abby (Kody) Kallenback of Robinson, IL, Austin (Moriah) Callahan of Newman Lake, WA; step grandchildren, Parker, Kecle, Brice, Elliot, Harper, Vivian, Ronnie, and Hannah; sister, Nancy Knopp of Zephyllis, FL and Sandra (Doug) Bowman Robinson, IL; brothers, Donald (Brenda) Moore of Fola, WV, Robert (Kim) Moore of Terre Haute, IN, Randy (Hye Lim) Moore of Kalamazoo, MI, and Roger Keith Moore, Buckhannon, WV. Richard is also survived by 27 nieces and nephews, 30 great nieces and nephews, and many cousins.
Before his accident, Richard worked at EH Baare in Robinson, IL, but before moving to Illinois he worked for Gould Electric at Indore where he met many lifelong friends.
Richard was a hard-working man that put his family needs above himself. He loved to hunt and fish in his spare time, especially with his fishing buddy Calvin Remais.
A special thanks to Karyn Moore, Richard’s caregiver for 13 years and friend for 25 plus years.
On January 21, 2023, Richard opened his heart to the Lord and now he is running with the angels.
He will be greatly missed and loved by all who knew him.
Visitation was held from 6 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, February 6, 2023, at Wilson Smith Funeral Home, Clay.
A funeral service was held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at Wilson Smith Funeral Home, Clay, with Minister John Osborne officiating. Burial followed in the Deboard Family Cemetery, Indore.
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Wilson Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Moore family.