Moore, Joseph W.

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Joseph W. “Joe” Moore, age 83, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2022, at the Carilion Giles Community Hospital in Pearisburg, VA. Born March 30, 1939, in Shrewsbury, WV, he was the son of the late Joseph Albert and Violet Smith Moore.

Joe was a U.S. Navy Veteran and later worked as Line Supervisor for APCO for 36 years. He attended the First Baptist Church of Rich Creek. He was the longest tenured member of the Rich Creek Lions Club, have served for more than 50 years. Additionally, he was a member of the Rich Creek Volunteer Fire Department where he served as Treasurer, and was an excellent hobby carpenter. He was a beloved husband, brother, and uncle, who adored his nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother and one sister. Survivors include his loving wife of 57 years, Rebecca “Becky” Claytor Moore; brother-in-law, Bobby Claytor of Pearisburg, VA; sister-in-law, Debbie Claytor of Pearisburg, VA; sister, Nancy McCarty of PA; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.

A visitation will be held from 12:00PM until 2:00PM on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home in Peterstown, WV.

Graveside services will be held at 2:30PM on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at Sunrise Memorial Gardens in Rich Creek, VA, with Barry Harper officiating. Robbie Claytor, David Claytor, Christian Eads, Hunter Eads, Francis Epling, and Don Thompson will serve as pallbearers.

Flowers are appreciated, but the family requests that donations be made to the First Baptist Church in Rich Creek, VA (300 Giles Avenue, Rich Creek, VA 24147).