Lee Roy Moore
December 02, 1946 ‒ February 08, 2017
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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