Robert Lee ‘Bob’ Moore Sr.


Mr. Robert Lee “Bob” Moore Sr., 87, a former resident of Laurel Mountain Road in Belington and more recently of the Good Samaritan Society of Barbour County, departed this life early Monday morning, May 14, 2018, in the care facility. Death was following a period of declining health.

He was born Oct. 5, 1930, on his family farm near Belington, a son of the late Frederick Albert and Lillian McDowell Moore.

On June 20, 1958, at Deep Creek, Maryland, he was united in marriage to the former Ruth Ann McCloud, who survives at their home in Belington.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by five children, Robert Lee Moore Jr., Erica Joyce Becker and husband, H.J, Elizabeth Tincher and husband, Calvin, all of Belington, Pastor David Michael Moore and wife, Nancy, of Montrose, and Jennifer “JJ” Johnson and husband, Brad, of Elkins. Additional survivors include seven grandchildren, Amy Williams, Leslie Ogden, Kelly Vild, Kevin Tincher, Alexandra Becker, John Becker and Katie Vest; and one stepgranddaughter, Sheena Bennett. Also surviving are 13 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and a whole host of friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by seven siblings, Charles Moore, Harold Moore, Paul Moore, Jimmy Moore, Catherine Arbogast, Helen Shaw and infant sister Verna Carol Moore; and one grandson, Jason Tincher. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Bob attended the schools of Barbour County and was previously employed by the U.S. Postal Service in the maintenance department from which he retired. In his earlier years, he attended the Evangelical United Brethren Church and more recently The First Baptist Church of Belington. Bob was a proud veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean Conflict, where he was combat wounded and received the Purple Heart. He was a lifetime member of the Laurel Mountain Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 410 in Belington, the Military Order of the Purple Heart, the Disabled American Veterans and the Clarksburg Postal Workers Union. He was a wonderful father, husband, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Friends will be received from the Talbott Funeral Home, 56 N. Brandenburg St. in Belington, today from noon to 2 p.m., the funeral hour, when final rites will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with Pastor Johnny Paul Williams II officiating. Interment will follow in the Concord Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded by the U.S. Army and the American Legion Post 96 of Belington.

Condolences can be sent to the family at The Talbott Funeral Home in Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Robert Lee “Bob” Moore Sr.