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Roy Dean “Dugan” Moore, 87, of the Milldale community, passed away on Saturday November 19, 2022, at NHC Healthcare in Springfield. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday November 22nd at 11:00 a.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Pastor Lance Wamble and Dr. David Jicka officiating. Interment will follow in the Orlinda Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Josh Moore, Josh Crutcher, Andy Robertson, Deandre Marshall, Chris Aldrovandi, Lynen Mangrum, Joel Ellis, Lincoln Aldrovandi, Malaki Marshall, and Sam DePriest. Honorary pallbearers will be the Character Builders Sunday School class at Orlinda Baptist Church, Benny Jones, and Jerry Jones. The family will receive friends on Monday from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Masonic Services will be conducted Monday at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Moore was born August 10, 1935, in Milldale to the late Guil and Lottie Harris Moore. He was an active member of Orlinda Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and helped teach Sunday School for many years. He ran the family business, Moore Lumber Company, for nearly 60 years. He enjoyed his work, talking and trading stories with his customers, many of whom became great friends. Mr. Moore was a member of the Crystal Fountain Masonic Lodge in Orlinda. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers: Nathan Moore and Russell Moore, by his sister: Ruth Moore Nelson, and by his daughter-in-law: Patti Moore.
Mr. Moore is survived by his wife, Peggy Mason Moore, whom he married October 17, 1953 and just celebrated their 69th anniversary with, by his two sons: David (Cecelia) Moore and Danny (Tynell) Moore all of Milldale, by his six grandchildren whom he took great pride in being their grandfather: Josh (April) Moore of Springfield, Katie (Josh) Crutcher of Orlinda, Susie (Andy) Robertson of Barren Plains, Chelsie (Deandre) Marshall of Portland, Kami (Chris) Aldrovandi of Elba, AL, and Makenzie Moore of Cookeville, and by his great grandchildren that he felt so honored by: Lynen Mangrum, Joel Ellis, Hailey Martindale, Hunter Martindale, Isabella Crutcher, Lincoln Dugan Aldrovandi, Keighan Marshall, Malaki Marshall, Amelia Robertson, and Jesse Robertson.
The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the 4th floor nurses and doctors at Skyline Medical Center, as well as the nurses and staff of NHC in Springfield for taking such good care of Dugan and the family during his final days.
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Shriner Children’s Hospital, or to Orlinda Baptist Church.