CONOVER - Thomas Allison Moore, 65, of Conover, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at his residence after a long period of declining health.
Born March 28, 1943, in Bridgeport, Conn., he was the son of the late James Gillette Moore and Muriel Armstrong Moore.
He graduated from H.H. Arnold High School in Wiesbaden, Germany, attended the University of Connecticut and graduated magna cum laude from Northern Virginia Community College. He received his A.M.I. certification from Washington Montessori Institute. Mr. Moore also served with honor in the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Moore is survived by his wife of 41 years, Lynda Lee Moore; daughter, Lara Nicole Allison Moore of Newton; sister, Nancy Moore Caruso and husband, Michael, of Jamestown; nieces and nephews; his beloved pets, Brie and Murphy; and many grandpups.
A memorial service and burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, in National Cemetery at Quantico, Va., with full military honors.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Catawba County, P.O. Box 63, Hickory, N.C. 28603.
Condolences may be sent to the Moore family at www.drumfuneralhome.com
The Moore family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover.
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Published by Hickory Daily Record on Dec. 4, 2008.