Neil L. Moore, 58, a resident of the Clover Run Community, Parsons, departed this life Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at his home. He had been in his usual health. Death was sudden and unexpected and attributed to a massive heart attack.
He was born Sunday, May 29, 1955, at Parsons, a son of the late Brown Moore and Dorothy Evelyn Price Moore, who survives at Clover Run, Parsons.
On August 18, 1979, at Leadmine, he was married to the former Nancy Lea Watring, who survives.
Also surviving are one son, Bryan Neil Moore and wife, Alena, of Mountain Lake Park, Md.; one brother, Terrance Brown "Terry" Moore and wife, Debbie, of Blackman Heights, Hambleton; one sister, Nancy Lou Moore Shaffer and husband, John, of Nestorville; his mother-in-law, Mary Elizabeth Knotts Watring; two sisters-in-law, Mary Jane Smith and husband, Wayne, and Rebecca Ann Filler and husband, Rick, all of Horseshoe Run Road; six nephews; one niece; and 10 great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Berdean O. Watring; and one nephew, Steven Shaffer.
He was a graduate of Parsons High School with the class of 1973, of which he was a four-year member of F.F.A. and vice president, a member of the yearbook staff, the journalism club, the Parsons Echo school paper and a teacher's aide. He was a graduate of Davis & Elkins College with the class of 1998, of which he was a member of the Phi Beta Lambda, a national business fraternity, and Beta Alpha Beta Fraternity. He was an employee of Citizens Bank of WV, where he was a personal banker and licensed in investments.
He was a member of the Parsons Lions Club, of which he was the treasurer. Neil loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, sports and movies.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday. Final rites will be conducted from the funeral home parlor at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. The Rev. Neil Precht and Rev. James Snyder will officiate and interment will follow at the Pifer Mountain Cemetery at St. George.
The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Five River Library, 301 Walnut Street, Parsons, WV 26287 or the Parsons Lions Club, c/o Gerold Matlick, 100 Pinecrest Drive, Parsons, WV 26287.
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Neil L. Moore. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.