Lee Roy Moore

December 02, 1946 ‒ February 08, 2017

Galion, Ohio

Lee Roy learned about God early in his life and carried out the Christian principles throughout his life. He would do anything to help others and was devoted to his family and friends. He had a special bond with each of his grandchildren. He loved music and enjoyed singing and playing his guitar at home and with his church family. He was a huge fan of Galion Tigers Sports, Kentucky Wildcats Basketball and the Cleveland Browns. Lee Roy Moore, 70 of Galion passed away unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. He is now resting in Gods loving arms.

Born December 2, 1946 in Harlan, Kentucky, he was the son of Oscar and Josie (Gailey) Moore. He married Judy M. (Riley) Moore on March 17, 1973 and they enjoyed 36 years together until her passing on February 25, 2010.

Lee Roy retired as a truck driver from Dearman Moving and Storage/United Van Lines. He was a member of Trinity Gospel Tabernacle Church in Galion. He enjoyed having coffee with his friends at the Whistle Stop Diner and was his grandchildren’s “biggest fan”, when it came to sports. Lee Roy had eight siblings and had a special bond with each and every one of them.

He is survived by his children Ken Ellis, Lee II (Jennifer) Moore and Missy (Greg) Kaple, all of Galion; grandchildren Ceaira (Cameron) Brazil, Seth Ellis, Gabby Kaple, Hayden Kaple, Deagan Moore and Oliva Moore; two great-grandchildren, Caiden & Quinlynn; sisters Rosie (Clyde) Bates of Galion, Eula Dockery of Kentucky and Bernice Morgan of Galion and brothers Bill (Sue) Moore of Virginia, Charlie (Ruth) Moore of Virginia, James (Diana) Moore of North Carolina and Herman (Nancy) Moore of Kentucky.

In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by a sister Deloris Osborne.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Monday, February 13, 2017 at Trinity Gospel Tabernacle, 326 First Avenue, Galion, Ohio 44833 with Pastor Rick Cox officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. following the memorial.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Lee Roy Moore, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

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  • :He will be missed I always loved to hear him sing he had a beautiful voice and he would always help others in need. RIP Leroy

  • What a Great Man He was !
    I Love & Miss You Dearly !!
    Prayers to all as we say our farewell to One of Gods Greatest Angeles !!
    You have touched the hearts of many & will be sorely missed by all those you have touched in this life.
    Kenny, Missy, Lee & your families, I love you all & have you in my prayers. Xoxx
    Fly High Butterfly, Fly High ♡

  • What a dear sweet man ! Ken, Missy, and Lee i am very sorry for your loss, May you all find peace. Fly High My Friend ! Tell Judy we Love her and miss her .

  • You will truly be missed my friend. You were one of the greatest men that I know. Rest easy my friend, Rest easy

  • Kenny, Missy & Lee, I just want to tell you I’m so sorry, your Dad was the best. I so love him. Uncle Lee I miss you today but I will see you again one day. I’ll carry you in my heart always, until we are reunited in Heaven. Thank you for not giving up on me. I know you were met by so many happy faces. Rest in peace, your work on earth is now done.

  • I am so deeply saddened to hear of your passing, you would do anything to help others. Such an amazing, caring man. You will truly be missed. Fly high Leroy

  • deeply sorry to hear you had passed. have so many memory’s of you. always laugen and joken with me. always ready to talk with me about our lord and explain things that i might not understand. the angels have another beautiful voice . sing loud, fly high and free, dear friend.


    • I’m so sorry to hear.Leroy was a great friend of my mother’s and I…rest easy my friend..prayers to Kenny and the rest of the family.

  • Kenny, Missy and Lee sorry to hear about Leroy’s passing – our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you and you families.

    • Leroy, you have been our friend forever. Now your with our buddy Warren. you will be sorely missed by everyone. Rest in peace my friend.

  • In the short time I knew Lee Roy, I sensed the type of human being he was. Caring, sincere, honest, genuine… I could list many more. This world would be a far better place with more people in it like him. He is a great example of how we should live our lives. My sincere sympathy to his family. He will be missed. These ball games won’t be the same. However, I’m sure you will all get to rejoice with him again. And what a celebration! Keep your memories close, and we need to all honor him by living as he did. Kind and lending a hand when needed. Sincerely, Kim Staiger

  • Always a pleasure. He made me smile when I would ask how he was and his answer always ” I am blessed ” ! He will be missed. So sorry for your loss.

  • Goodbye my friend. I thank you for your friendship. Forever may you rest in the hands of our Lord. RIP

  • My Prayer’s and thoughts are with Lee’s family.. Good bye my friend.. I known you are at peace….

  • Good bye old friend! It seems like only yesterday I was a teenager riding around with the old guy. We always had a ball and never got into too much trouble. Fortunately, we had the good sense and blessing to accept Jesus as our Lord and Saviour. See you soon buddy.

  • We lost another good man the other night. I am so sorry to all of Lee’s Family, my thoughts and love are with you all, lee was a very good friend. The best thing is he’s with Judy and so many friends and family and is at peace now. RIP my Dear friend you will be greatly missed. Just one thing you Ron Tom and all the rest can tell your stories again and watch over all of us.RIP Lee we will meet again one day Barbara Ann

  • Rosie, so sorry that you’ve lost your brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. 🙏

  • To the Moore Family,
    Please accept our sympathies and prayers for your loss.
    The Ron Nelson Family

  • Rest in God’s arms my long dear friend. You were so special, always caring and concerned about people. You will truly be missed.
    RIP….see you later.

  • To the Moore family,
    Sorry for your loss. Mr. Moore was a pleasure to wait on & will be missed. Feel blessed for knowing him over the years.
    Pam @ Dk’s Drive In

  • I’m so sorry to hear of Lee’s passing. He was a great man who was always willing to lend a helping hand. He will be missed but I rejoice in the day when we meet again!! Hugs to the family!!

  • Lee Roy will be missed , I loved talking with him when he made his rounds for coffee. Rest in the Lords Arms my friend, we will see you one day soon.
    My thoughts and prayers go out to his family!

  • My you rest in peace Leroy we first met in the mini mall of gailon you was always the one who has the best stories of the town you will be miss by alot of people now you have your mansion you always talk about

  • Missy, Kenny, and Lee…I’m so sorry! Words can not explain how much your dad ment to me! He always treated me like his own and I loved him very much! He was an amazing man! Him and your mom are now looking down and smiling at how amazing their children have turned out!!