Kivan Clifford Moore, 90, died Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at his home, surrounded by his family.


Graveside services will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Union Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, conducted by the Reverend Cameron Dockery. The body will lie in state from 2 to 5 PM, Friday, January 1, 2021 at Kennedy Funeral Home.


A native of Moore County he was a son of the late Benjamin Harrison and Ethel Brown Moore. Kivan served his country in the United States Army. He loved working on cars, especially Fords.  He worked at Phillips Ford and then owned and operated Westmoore Motor Service for over 55 years. He was preceded in death by sisters: Alma Ledbetter, Ruby Robinson, Thelma Brown, Myrtle Brown Bruce, Geneva Ritter; brothers: Roy Moore, Warren Moore.


Kivan is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mildred; daughters: Janet Freeman and husband David, Jennifer Garner and husband Ronnie; grandchildren: Emily Davis, Daniel Garner and wife Heather, Paige Alford and husband Scott; 4 great grandchildren;  brother: Gilbert Moore; many nieces, nephews and friends.


In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.


Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Moore Family.


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  1. So saddened to hear about your dear loss Jennifer,Ronnie & family. Holding y’all close to our hearts & in our prayers. We love y’all much. ❤

  2. We are so very sorry to hear of the passing of Kivan. He was a good man! I remember his days at Phillips Motor Company! Love you all!

  3. Aunt Mildred and family I’m so sorry for your loss. Kivan was a good man. I have great childhood memories of you, Aunt Mildred, and Uncle Kivan. Prayers for you all during this difficult time. Sending love to you all!!

  4. So sorry to hear about the loss of Kivan. He was a friend of my Daddy’s. Well known mechanic in Westmore area. Heart-Felt Sympathy and Prayers for Mildred and all the family. “As long as we live and remember, our loved ones live in our hearts.” The family of Charlie F. Dunlap

  5. Mrs. Mildred, Janet, Jennifer, Emily, Daniel, Paige and family,
    Kim and I are grieved for you all in your loss of Mr. Moore. A hard working man who always greeted you with a smile and concern . He had such a servant’s heart. How he loved his family and community. He will be greatly missed. May God cradle you all in His loving arms in your grief and in the days to come. We love you. Bruce and Kim

  6. Sorry for the loss of Kivan. He helped a lot of people over the years. He will be missed by many. God has received a jewel.

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