Moore, Kathleen Slusher

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Kathleen Elaine Slusher Moore, 77, passed away on January 21, 2021. She was predeceased by her parents, Leonard and Sylvia Mabry Slusher of Blacksburg, and her husband, Ralph H. Moore.

She is survived by her brother, Jeffery Slusher (Patricia) of Southport, NC, three nephews, Jay Slusher (Amy) of Flat Rock, NC, William Slusher (Laurie) of Hayes, VA, Andrew Slusher (Amanda) of Nashville, TN and one niece, Lauren Slusher of Austin, TX in addition to special friends (Cousin Evon, Julia and Marilyn), numerous cousins and three grandnephews (Hayes, Wilson and Ben), one grandniece (Logan) and Aunt (Diane).

A Blacksburg native, Kathleen was a gifted vocalist, studying music at Longwood College and earned her degree from Radford College. She was a former member of the Blacksburg Christian Church.

Kathleen retired as a civilian employee of the Department of Army where she served as a senior budget analyst in the Pentagon for many years.

She will be interred with her husband at Westview Cemetery in Blacksburg following a brief grave-side service at a time to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her name to the Humane Society of Montgomery County (, PO Box 287, Blacksburg, Va. 24063, would be appreciated. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.