Monroe ‘Kemp’ Moore Sr.

Published 3:53 pm Monday, November 7, 2011

Mr. Monroe ‘Kemp’ Moore, Sr., 70, of Century, Fla., passed away Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011 at his home.   He was a lifetime resident of the Century community and a 1958 graduate of Century High School where he was captain of the Century Black Cats football team.  During his working years, he worked at Wayne Dalton Doors as a supervisor and he enjoyed hunting and fishing.  Mr. Moore was a veteran of the United states Army having served in the 101st Airborne where he was wounded in service.  He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents, Paul W. and Myrtle Gill Moore,Sr.; his wife of 42 years, Sylvia Grimes Moore; sisters, Edna Garrett and Helen McCrary.
He is survived by his sons, Monroe Kemp (Marian) Moore, Sr. of Byrneville, Dabney (Dana) Langhorne of McDavid, and Steve (Frances) Langhorne of Cedar Creek, Texas; brothers, John G. Moore of Arkansas and Paul W. ‘Pete’ Moore, Jr. of Bluff Springs; sisters, Hazel Boyarski of Panama City, and Margaret Creamer of Byrneville,; grandchildren, Thomas and Jackson Moore of Byrnevile, Justin Langhorne of Castorville, Texas and Jesse Langhorne of Clear Lake Oaks, CA, Darbi and Dabney Langhorne of McDavid, FL; great grandchilden, Nora and Natalie Langhorne of Castorville, Texas.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, Nov. 8 at the Flomaton Funeral Home Chapel beginning at 10 a.m. and will continue until service time at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Mitch Herring and Rev. Benny Barnes officiating.
Interment will follow in Beulah Chapel Cemetery in Byrneville.
Pallbearers will be Thomas Moore, Dabney Langhorne, Rodney Grimes, Larry Stuckey, Will Stuckey and Jackson Moore.
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