KITTS HILL — Howard Moore, 85, of Kitts Hill died Tuesday May 25, 2010 at King’s Daughters Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Wilma Harper Moore, whom he married Aug. 11, 1950.
The Martin County, Ky., native was born Jan. 16, 1925, to the late Jeff and Fannie Webb Moore. In 1945 he moved to Lawrence County. Howard retired from Rollyson Aluminum Products as installer after 32 years of service. He was a co-founder of Durasash Products in Ironton. He was a member of the Church of God in South Point, but in recent years attended Oakland Chapel in Kitts Hill.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Gladys Moore, Alene Brown Griffith and Pauline Sesher.
In addition to his wife, survivors include one daughter, Brenda (Jim) Spears, and one son Mike (Justine) Moore, both of Kitts Hill; four grandchildren, Rob (Krista) Blankenship of Kitts Hill, Traci (Brandon) Broughton of Ironton, Todd Spears of San Diego, Calif. and Zachary Moore of Kitts Hill; one brother, Manuel (Mary) Moore of Ashland, Ky. He also had five great granddaughters, Mackenzie and Morgan Blankenship, Kayleigh, Scarlett and Harper Broughton
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Phillips Funeral Home with the Rev. Lenny Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call today from 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Rob Blankenship, Zachary Moore, Jerry Hale, Chuck McGlone, Jim Scherer, and Gary Cornett. Honorary pallbearers will be Harley VanMeter and Lowell Rowe. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net .