A memorial service to celebrate the life of Willie Joe Moore, 77, of Elgin, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, August 3, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel, Lugoff, SC. Rev. Adam China will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his memory to The American Heart Association of SC, Memorials & Tributes, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058 or The American Kidney Foundation, 500 Taylor Street, Ste. 101, Columbia, SC 29201.
Willie Joe Moore, widower of Pearle Conners Moore, died Wednesday, July 24, 2013. He was born in Advance, NC, the son of the late Willie Joe and Thelma Mock Moore.
Willie is survived by his daughter, Schwanna W. Moore-Kennedy (Cory) of Elgin, SC; grandchildren, Cory Kennedy, Jr., Mehki and Mya Kennedy, all of Elgin; brothers, Percy L. Moore of Winston-Salem, NC, John E. Moore of Winston-Salem, NC and George B. Moore of Chesepeake, VA. He was also survived by two nieces, Jacqueline Renee Moore and Africa Rochelle Yvonne Moore both of Columbus, OH, and they were raised by Willie Joe and Thelma Mock Moore until they were teenagers.
In additional to his parents and wife, Willie was predeceased by his sister, Emma Moore Jordan and brother, Charlie, Fletcher and Robert Moore.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the Moore family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.