2016-07-28 / Obituaries

Jerry Carl Moore, Sr.

Memorial services for Jerry Moore Sr., 61, of Giddings, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings.

Jerry Carl Moore was born on March 31, 1955 in Freeport, Texas, the son of Jack B. Moore and Winifred E. (Wiederhold) Moore. He graduated from Brazosport High School and attended college at Brazosport College. Jerry was united in marriage to Normette Easter on April 13, 1973 in Lake Jackson, Texas. He was a Master Electrician who had worked at Electric Motors in Freeport and owned and operated Lee County Electric in Giddings, working in the oilfields of Lee County for many years. He also had worked at Lee County Peanut Company. Jerry was an avid bowler, shooting 300, followed by 299, and winning numerous trophies over the years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and cooking on the grill. He was a member of the Freeport Jaycees, Giddings Breakfast Lions Club and the Giddings Evening Lions Club. Jerry loved Oldies Rock and Roll, which he played 24 hours a day, and always had an opinion on how the government should be run.

He passed away the evening of Thursday, July 21, 2016 at his home in Giddings.

Jerry was preceded in death by both of his parents, Jack & Winifred Moore.

He is survived by his wife, Normette Moore of Giddings; his three children, Melanie Hickey & her husband, Brent of Giddings, Jerry Moore, Jr. & his wife, April of Giddings, and Kendra Moore of Austin; seven grandchildren, Mikaela Holloway of Giddings, Bria Hickey of Red Oak, Texas, Raimee Hickey of Giddings, Skylar Moore of Giddings, Savannah Creppel of Giddings, Brooke Creppel of Giddings, and one more expected to arrive in December; two great grandchildren, Alexander Requena and Miyla Smith, who should be arriving any day; one brother, Alton “Al” Wiederhold & his wife, Angie of Giddings, and one sister, Janice Door & her husband, Bob, of Sweeny.

In lieu of flowers, donations to help the Moore family offset medical and final expenses may be made to the Jerry Moore, Sr. Benefit Account located at Round Top State Bank, P.O. Box 180, Giddings, Texas 78942, and memorials may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley, 1048 North Jefferson Street, La Grange, Texas 78945, or to the charity of one’s choice.

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