Leonard Ross Moore, 82, passed away on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, NC..

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Brown’s Chapel Christian Church, where he was a member, with the Reverend Shaun Garner, Reverend James Perry officiating and Cassidy Moore speaking on behalf of the family. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. 

Ross graduated from Elise High School and earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Jacksonville Theological Seminary,Jacksonville, FL. He worked in the textile industry for many years. He served his country in the North Carolina National Guard. Ross was a Lay Minister for several churches over the years and lastly offered a phone ministry to many. Ross enjoyed playing dominoes and was considered the “Domino King” by family and friends.  He was a fan of the New York Yankees. Ross loved his family and friends, most of all he loved his Lord. He was preceded in death by parents: A. V. and Ossie Sanders Moore and several brothers and sisters.

Ross is survived by his wife of 59 years, Judy; sons: Jimmy and wife Tammy, Phillip Moore and wife Michelle, Kenneth Moore; daughter: Phyllis Cagle and husband Kenneth; 13 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; brother: Wayne Moore; sister; Mildred Tompkins; many nieces, nephews and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Home Church Ministry, 656 Browns Chapel Road, Robbins, NC 27325

The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Kennedy Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the Moore family.

Online condolences may be offered at pinesfuneral.com https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/Z34W9FKSRX73ZXNB

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  1. Judy, so sorry to hear of Ross’s passing. I know he will be missed so much. He was such a good man and so nice to me. I will be praying for you and the family.

  2. Susan Maness
    Judy, praying for you and your family. We loved Leonard. He was one of Darwin’s best friends. I remember Darwin coming to get him and take him to breakfast or anywhere just to cheer him up.We love you all. I’m sure he and Darwin are “catching up.” I am praying for your hurting heart. I love you so very much.

  3. Papa we love and we are going to miss you. You was the best father in law to me My children are going to miss you.They loved their grandpa. Love you.

  4. May God lift each of the family members and place you under His wings during this time of sorrow. Praying for each of you for the days ahead.
    Love and Prayers,
    Rev. Johnny and Janice Cox
    Fieldcrest Road Church of God
    Eden, NC 27288

  5. Judy , Phillis and Kenneth,
    Your, Husband and Dad, is a Man that never looked down on a person to now. He looking down from Heaven. He was always nice and always had a good word to say me. I never got to hear him preach or got to hear him teach. But when we spoke , I knew he was chosen by God to lead the sheep. I also know he is sitting at Jesus’s feet and the Rejoicing that He has made it Home, we Love all of you, Praying for comfort for all of you. Please let us know if there anything we can do .

  6. Mrs. Moore, Jimmy, Phillip,Ken , Phyllis, Kim and I are grieved to learn of your loss of Mr. Moore. Never a more gentle , friendly, God-loving man than he is. Our encounters with him and listening to him talk always left us better than we were. I remember seeing him at any event his children were involved in . It was evident he truly loved you all. We will miss him. May God cradle you all in His loving arms in your grief and in the days to come. God bless you. We love you. Bruce and Kim Williams

  7. My Uncle Ross was a special person who loved to share the Gospel with everyone he met. He was like my Brother, and sometimes was a father to me as well. We shared many conversations together on the phone and in person. We will miss him in the days ahead. But we know he is walking those streets of gold, and shouting in Heaven. He has a new body, and enjoying being with our SAVIOR. May GOD give us Peace, as we make our journey toward our Heavenly home one day. RIP Brother Ross until we see you again my friend.

  8. To the family: You are in our thoughts and prayers. Sorry for your loss.
    Psalms 116:15
    Love, Harold, Pat, and Misty Clark

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