The Woodward News

Obituaries

March 7, 2014

Edgar F. Moore

Remembrances may be made online at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com

Woodward, Okla. — Having fulfilled God's purpose for his earthly life, Edgar F. Moore, Jr., passed away March 3, 2014 at home in Frederick, Maryland.  Graveside funeral services will be held at 12:00 pm, Monday, March 10, 2014 in Elmwood Cemetery with Reverend Shannon Davis officiating.  Visitation will be held from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the Billings Funeral Home.

 

Frank was born on November 14, 1922 graduated from Buffalo High School and Oklahoma A&M University.  He was a decorated Marine veteran of WWII and Korea, receiving a Purple Heart and Bronze Star.  He lived much of his life in Woodward County, ranching and farming.  He served on the board of the Mooreland, Oklahoma Co-op, was active in the Woodward County Farm Bureau, Waynoka Saddle Club, and was an adviser for the Waynoka Boy Scouts.  He was an active and loyal member of the Methodist Church in all the communities in which he resided.  While still ranching, he began working for the Oklahoma Farm Bureau extension service in the Northwest Oklahoma district.  He then left ranching, moved to Edmond to become the state-wide director of Farm Bureau extension services for Oklahoma. He continued with Oklahoma Farm Bureau until retirement, working with the Oklahoma State Legislature lobbying for legislation to benefit farmers and ranchers all across Oklahoma.

 

He is survived by one son, Dr. Lonnie D Moore and wife, Jean, of Dallas, TX; two daughters, Sherri (Moore) Smith and husband, David of Frederick, MD;  Nancy (Moore) Lewis and husband, David of Crawfordville, FL; one sister, Virginia Bullard of Ft. Worth, TX;  and, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.   

 

Frank was preceded in death by his parents,wife, Joyce (Hicks) Moore and three brothers.

 

Remembrances may be made online at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com

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