John Wilbert “Dee” Moore, 79,  died Monday, December 8, 2014 at his home, surrounded by his family.


Funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Needhams Grove Baptist Church, with the Reverend James Cockram officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.


Dee was a native of Moore County, born December 2, 1935. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Dee made every effort to provide for and protect his family. He worked at Robbins Mill until it closed and was part owner in Asheboro Machine Shop.  He was an avid outdoorsman and especially loved deer hunting.


Dee was a son of the late Rancie and Nora Scott Moore . He was preceded in death by brothers: Howard Moore, Paul Moore, sister: Louise M. Maness.


Dee is survived by his wife of 59 years, Rachel; daughters: Gail Wilson and husband Danny, Johnna Davis and husband Bryan, son: Rickie Moore, grandchildren: Sarah Parsons and husband Matthew, Jared Wilson, Caleb Wilson, Charlotte Davis, Annie Davis, great grandson: Thomas Parsons.   


The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM, Wednesday, December 10, 2014  at Kennedy Funeral Home and at other times at the home.


Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Needhams Grove Church Building Fund, 359 Needham Grove Road, Seagrove, NC 27341.


Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Moore Family


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  1. Love and Prayers to you all! Dee was one of kind guy that I will truly miss. I thought a lot of him and always enjoyed our talks and him picking on me. I think if he picked on you then he liked you a little bit. 🙂

    May the Lord give you all strength

  2. I have such fond memories of Dee while spending time at the Moore’s when Johnna and I were kids and I am so sorry to hear of his passing. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Rachel and family, I am so sorry to hear of Dee’s passing. Please know that you have and will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. May all the wonderful memories you have of him help heal your hearts during this time.

  4. The family of Henry send our prayers to the family of Dee Moore and you have our deepest sympathy. Dee is a special man to me we had a lot of laughs together he will be truly miss God bless the family. Henry

  5. With Heart-Felt Sympathy, Love and Prayers. ‘As long as we live and remember, our loved ones live within our hearts.’ May God hold you all especially close through this difficult time.

  6. I have a lot of good memories of Dee fishing with us. I will never forget the look on his face after a trip through Oregon Inlet, I don’t think I have ever been back that I don’t think of that trip. I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers, Dee

  7. Ricky,

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your father. It is never a good time to lose one of your parents or anyone else for that fact. Mark and I will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you and keep you strong through thi

  8. Prayers and love to you, Rachel, Gail,Johnna,Ricky and all of the family!! Dee was a special guy and he will for sure be missed on this earth!! He brought me many happy times when he would come for surgery…..a rare thing indeed …..what a sense of humo

  9. Ricky, Jared and family,

    I know Jeff thought the world of Dee. Just wanted to let you know we are thinking of you at this sad time.

    Jeff Kathy and Andrea Auman

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