August 27, 1940 – July 14, 2017 Eddie Lynn MooreSavoy-
Eddie Lynn Moore, 76, of Savoy, went home to meet his Lord and Savior on Friday, July 14, 2017. He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family.
Eddie was born on August 27, 1940 in Savoy, Texas to Cecil Hugh Moore and Irene Mae Lawrence-Moore. He graduated from Savoy High School in 1958 as Salutatorian.
He married Georgia Lee Kitching on April 29, 1960 in Durant, Oklahoma. They celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary in 2010 and enjoyed many beautiful years of marriage. Georgia was truly the love of his life. Together, they raised three wonderful children. He took great pride in spending time with grandchildren and great-children. He was extremely devoted to his family and cherished every moment he spent with them.
Eddie was raised in the Methodist Church of Savoy as a child. Following marriage, he became a member of The First Baptist Church of Savoy. He had a very strong faith in Jesus Christ. He instilled his spiritual values in all of his family.
He was a very hard working and honest individual. He was employed with the U.S. Postal Service in Denison as a mail carrier for 36 years, retiring in 2000. During his career, he made many long lasting friendships in which he cherished.
It has been said that Eddie never met a stranger. To know him was to love him. He had a passion for the outdoors. Some of his favorite past times were raising cattle, chickens and pigeons. He spent hours watching old westerns.
He is survived by son, Jerry Moore and wife, Carol, of Savoy; daughters, Phyllis Lankford and husband, Ricky, of Bells and Amy Clark and husband, Jason of Savoy; grandchildren, Mandy and Joe-Allen Hitsman, Heather and Cole Kimberling, Cody Lankford and Sadie Whitlock, all of Bells; Madison Clark, Zachary Clark and Casey Moore all of Savoy; Brittany Oakley of Denison, Corey and Sabrina Moore of Bonham, Michael and Samantha Nava of Krum; and Erica and Chad Ulmer of Bells; great-grandchildren, Cole and Chase Moore, Kenadi, Karsyn and Kynzi Hitsman, Addyson and Case Kimberling, Savannah Oakley, Brantley
Lankford, Kamdyn and Cayden Moore, Victoria, William and Olivia Beatty, Lindsey, Arin and C.J. Ulmer, Zach and Kyle Nava.
He is also survived by brother and sister-in-law, Doug and Kay Moore of Sherman; and sister-in-laws Mildred Moore, Margaret Frailicks, Jimmie Nell Wilhelm and brother-in-law, Philip Wilhems all of Savoy and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, parents and brothers, J.C. and Glenn Moore.
Pallbearers will be Casey and Corey Moore, Cody Lankford, Zachary Clark, Joe-Allen Hitsman and Cole Kimberling.
The family would like to offer a very special thank you to Mrs. Christy Kennedy for so graciously caring for him in his final days.
Visitation will be on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Mullican-Little Funeral Home from 3:00 - 5:00 PM. Services will be held on Monday, July 17, 2017 at the First Baptist Church of Savoy at 10:00 AM with Bro. Bill Sessom and Bro. Chris Merritt officiating. Interment will follow at Rosehill Cemetery in Bells.
You may sign the online guestbook at www.mullicanlittle.com.