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“Mrs. Moore and family I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for your family. May God give you peace and comfort in the coming days. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Vickie Lester Morris - Chilhowie, VA

“Sorry for your loss! Praying for the family during this time. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Janet White - VA - Family Friend

“We are so sorry for your loss, Belinda and I will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Lee Brannon - Glade Spring, VA

“Sorry for your loss. I went to school with Joe. Graduated from Glade Spring High school the same year. From first grade through hiigh school,...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Charlotte Rafalski (nee Bingham) - VA

“Gladys and I would like to express our deepest sympathy in the lost of Joe. I wish there were something that we can do. The Lord is our greatest...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Dayton Owens - Glade Spring, VA

“So sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers during these trying days. Praying for peace and comfort at this time. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Temple Mellinger - Glade Spring, VA

“Gaynelle and family,I'm so very sorry for your loss. He had a large loving family and I know that comforted him in his hardest days. Know that people...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Rosa Montgomery - Glade spring, VA

“Sheriff Blake Andis and the Members of the Washington County Sheriff's Office would like to express their sympathy in the death of Joseph Moore. If...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Sheriff Blake Andis - Abingdon, VA

“Mrs. Moore, we are sending our condolences, love and prayers to you and your family! Such fond memories we all have of Mr. Moore. We love you!!!! ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Vania & Greg Edwards - MD

“Mrs. Moore and FamilyI am so sorry to her of Mr. Moore's passing. Praying God comforts your heart and gives you peace. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Rhonda Boyd - Emory, VA - Friend

“So sorry for your loss, my late husband Jim Owens knew your family well.Sending prayers and thoughts to you. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Wanda Owens - Marion, VA - Friend

“Gay Nell, Leisa and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Much love, Jane Robinson ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Jane Robinson - Glade Spring, VA

“All our prayers to all the family as well as our church family. We will surely miss him. Our love and prayers for all ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Fred and Darlene Duncan


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Joseph Cecil "Joe" Moore of Glade Spring, aged 83, left his earthly home to go on to his heavenly home on Monday, March 30, 2020 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Roy P. and Leona Moore. Mr. Moore is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Gay Nell Moore of Glade Spring; his brother Myrl Moore of Louisville KY; his four children and their spouses: Liesa Jo Jenkins, Wendy and Mark Martindale, Chris and Barbara Moore, and Eric and Kim Moore; his eight grandchildren and their spouses: Scott and Shelley Jenkins, Zack Jenkins, Jesse Jenkins, Nicolas Martindale, Anna and Derek Robinson, Chase and Laura Nunley, Shelby and Blake Quesenberry, and US Air Force Private Evan Moore; as well as three great-grandchildren: Ethan Nunley, Lylah Nunley, and Leona Jenkins. Mr. Moore graduated from Glade Spring High School in 1955 and attended King College. He was a sixth-generation farmer on his family's farm in Washington County, Virginia, a calling passed on to his son Chris Moore. He was a member of the Virginia Cattlemen's Association, working for many years for the Dairy Herd Improvement Association, but retired from his long-time service as a rural letter carrier in 2006. He was a faithful member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Glade Spring, where he served for many years as elder. Family members deeply appreciate emergency responders, med-flight crew members, ICU and hospice teams at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, and Dr. Simon Pennings, who provided excellent care and compassion to Mr. Moore and family despite the challenging circumstances imposed by pandemic restrictions. In accordance with Mr. Moore's wishes, his body will be cremated, and the ashes will be scattered on the family's farm. Arrangements for a memorial service will be made and announced at a later date, after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to Grace Presbyterian Church, PO Box 565, Glade Spring, Va. 24340.
Condolences can be made to the family online at www.williamsfuneralhomeofchilhowie.com. Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie is serving the Moore Family.