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Jerry Payne Moore went to be with the Lord on April 7, 2017. Jerry was born on October 13, 1934. He was the son of the late Leon and Marjorie Mae Moore of New Salem, Lookout Mountain, GA.
Jerry served in the United States Army. He was stationed at the Niagara Falls Airbase, where he met the love of his life, Naomi J. (Preston) Moore. They were married on November 5, 1955. Naomi passed on March 21, 2015. He was in many bands. He played many instruments, mostly the guitar. He played all over WNY and volunteered a lot of his time whenever needed with many organizations.
He is survived by his children, Kathy (Bill) Yaeger of Lockport, Jerry, Jr. (the late Faith) Moore of Tampa, FL and Barbara (Gary) Bowers of Lockport; five grandchildren, Adam (Rachel Bowers of Albion, Jerry III, (Erin) Moore of Alabama, Alicia and Ashley Bowers, and Bethany Yaeger of Lockport; five great-grandchildren, Lyla and Kera Bowers, Maddison, Brayden and Kameron Moore; his brother, Dale Moore; siblings-in-law, Mabel Moore and Bethel Moore Hillard Walls of GA. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Jerry was predeceased by his parents; two children; and several siblings.
The family will be present to receive friends on Wednesday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at the Bates Wallace and Heath Funeral Home, 38 State Street, Middleport, NY 14105. A funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM on Thursday at The Community Fellowship Church, 3144 Johnson Creek Rd., Middleport, NY 14105. Burial will take place on Friday at 11:00 AM in Corwin Cemetery with Military Honors. If desired, memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
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Published on April 9, 2017
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