Henry Marvin Moore, 82, died Saturday, January 23, 2021 at FirstHealth Hospice House, surrounded by his family. 

Marvin was born in Moore County, NC on March 20, 1938, the son of the late Rancie Lee Moore and Nora Scott Moore.  He worked at Klopman Mills in Ramseur, NC for 19 years.  In 1978, he graduated from the National School of Meat Cutting in Toledo, Ohio.  He worked as a meat cutter in various grocery stores from 1979 until 2017 until he retired.  He enjoyed fishing, camping, trail riding and going to the beach.  He loved riding through the local horse parades.  One of his joys was playing Santa Claus at Christmas time with his horse and buggy giving out candy.

In addition to his parents, Marvin was preceded in death by his wife, Lorene Moore; son, Barry Moore; siblings, Louise Maness, Rancie “Bud” Moore Jr, Dee Moore, Howard Moore and Paul Moore.

Surviving are his children, Sherry Kennedy and spouse Nicky, Cynthia Forbes, Jeffrey Moore and Peggie Coble and spouse Jamie; siblings, Betty Garner, Valleen Maness, Wilma Davis and Roy Moore; stepson, Scott Prewitt; step granddaughter, Farrah Prewitt; step grandson, Brock Sloan and spouse Emily; five grandchildren, Jessica Forbes,  Meziah Spencer, Melita Spencer,  Naomi Spencer  and Nicholiah Coble; step great grandchildren, Leo Sloan, Finley Sloan and Brandon Ambriz.

Graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM  Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Acorn Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, with Dr. John Williamson and Pastor DJ Harry officiating.  

The body will lie in repose from Noon until 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Kennedy Funeral Home. Due to COVID restriction no visitation is planned.

Memorials may be directed to the FirstHealth Hospice House, 251 Campground Rd West End, NC 27376 in memory of Henry Marvin Moore.

Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Moore Family

Condolences may be made to pinesfunerals.com

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  1. We are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. We send our sincere condolences.
    Terry and Amanda Davis

  2. Sorry for your loss. Marvin was a wonderful, kind man. He always had time to speak to my mom & me when he saw us. He always asked about others health & wished them well. Marvin was a special person.

  3. I love my Uncle Marvin and will certainly miss him. So many wonderful memories! Such fun times as a child…one of my favorite memories is from the Moore Family Christmas Dinners. I am sure he was the first Santa I ever saw! I am thankful he is no longer in pain and no more suffering. Our prayers for comfort and peace continue for his Sisters, Brother and Children.

  4. I am so sorry to hear if Marvin’s passing! I always loved talking to him. He always brought a smile to my face. We are going to miss seeing him around and our little chats!

  5. So sorry to hear of Marvin passing . He will be missed I always look forward to talking to Marvin when I saw him out and about . He was a sweet Man
    Prayers for all the family !

  6. So sorry to hear of Marvin’s passing he will be missed please know we will be praying fir you sweet family love , prayers and sympathy , Reid and Karen Rich

  7. Our deepest sympathy to my sister Peggy and family. May God have an extra care of protection around you…
    Tha Hussain Family

  8. My sympathies go out to all Marvin’s children and family. Marvin “Marv” as I loved to call him was one of a kind! Always pleasant and loved to talk. He never met a stranger and was full of stories. He will be missed. Love and prayers to all the family!

  9. Sorry about the loss of Marvin. He was a good man and a good supervisor. He never met a stranger and I would stop and see him at the IGA at Robbins when I would be the area. He always like to pick on me a lot also he would if I didn’t try harder he would tell Bill Thomas on me.
    Marvin will be missed and I say my good byes to him. God Bless the Family.

    David Kennedy

  10. Marvin was 1 of our assistant scout masters troop 528, Erect NC. I was in with Dale and Dean Maness. Marvin was great fun to be around, thought of him many times over the years. Thank you Marvin for your time and influence.

  11. Sherry and family,
    Kim and I are grieved for you all in your loss of Mr. Moore. He was a joy to talk with and always had a joke to tell. I loved his practical approach to life and his encouraging words when we met. He will be missed. He loved his family. We love you. Bruce and Kim Williams

  12. Shirley Kennedy and Tammy Morrison
    Marvin was a faithful customer at Tommy’s Grocery where he loved talking with his friends. He always had something nice to say. He will definitely be missed. We are so sorry for his loss and we will be praying for his family.

  13. Shirley Kennedy and Tammy Morrison
    Marvin was a good friend and a faithful customer at Tommy’s Grocery. He enjoyed talking to everyone. He will surely be missed. We are so sorry for your loss and we will be praying for the family.

  14. Praying for all who loved him. Marvin was a good man and wonderful neighbor when I lived in Westmoore. So sorry for this loss for his family and friends.

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