Harold Edward Moore

February 24, 1927 ~ December 11, 2021 (age 94)


Mr. Harold Edward Moore, age 94, passed away on Saturday, December 11th, 2021 at Perfect Care. A native of Fayetteville, he was born February 24th, 1927 to the late Troy and Flossie Moore. Mr. Moore served in War World II as paratrooper in the 11th Airborne Division during the occupation of Japan. He was Methodist by faith and a member of First United Methodist Church. He graduated from the University of Florida in 1951. Mr. Moore was an avid athlete and played tennis for over 60 years. He was a member United States Tennis Association and achieved amateur ranking in the state of Georgia. He was proud to mentor many young tennis athletes in Sumter County. In 2019 South Georgia Technical College dedicated the newly renovated tennis courts in his honor. Among his many achievements, he coached football at Miller County High School, was a Physical Trainer for Airforce student pilots at Bainbridge Airbase and served as the Dean of Students at SGTC for 28 years. In his capacity as Dean, he oversaw all Veterans Affairs, recruited students, and managed numerous on campus activities including graduation.
Graveside services will be held at Andersonville National Cemetery on Tuesday, December 21st, 2021 at 2:00 PM with full military honors. The family will receive friends at Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel on Monday, December 20th, 2021 from 5:00-7:00 PM.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, JoeAnne B. Moore of Americus; two daughters and sons-in-law, Harriet Kay and Frankie Rachels of Lincolnton, GA. and Rosalind and Doug Gatian of Americus; two grandchildren and their spouses, Rachel & Hobson McSwain and Roxanne & Thomas Custer; three great-grandchildren, Zelda McSwain, Autumn McSwain, and Caroline Custer; also surviving are a number nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers and sisters-in-laws, Thomas Carlton & Mildred Moore and James Leon & Charlene Moore.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Sumter Humane Society, 108 Industrial Blvd. Americus, GA. 31709 or to First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 200 S. Lee St. Americus, GA. 31709.

Monday, December 20, 2021
5:00 PM 12/20/2021 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/20/2021 7:00:00 PM
Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel

142 Southland Road
Americus, GA 31709

Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel
142 Southland Road Americus 31709 GA
United States
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
2:00 PM 12/21/2021 2:00:00 PM
Andersonville National Cemetery

496 Cemetery rd
Andersonville, GA 31711

Andersonville National Cemetery
496 Cemetery rd Andersonville 31711 GA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Sumter Humane Society
108 Industrial Blvd.
Americus, GA 31709
First United Methodist Church Building Fund
200 S. Lee St.
Americus, GA 31709

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