Bayonet Point, FL-Earl B. Moore, (BUD), 81, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018, with his wife, Ethel and his son, Rick by his side.
Earl served in the U.S. Army medical corp stationed in France. After his military duty, he attended and graduated from Glenville State College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. He then went to WVU where he earned a masters in Art History and Guidance. He worked for the Southwestern City Schools as a middle school guidance counselor until he retired in 1987.
At 60, he became interested in Karate and earned a black belt at age 63. He won three national titles. Earl (Bud) was a avid bridge player, and taught at the Evans Senior Center for several years. He also loved travel. He was fortunate to travel to most of the 50 states, Mexico, Canada, Italy, Ireland, Croatia and through the entire Panama Canal from the west to east coast. He had a love of family and friends.
Earl is survived by his loving wife, Ethel; son, Rick Moore of Grove City, Ohio; two grandchildren which he adored, Shelby Lynn and Garrett both of Grove City; and daughter, Sherri Lynn of Charleston, WV.
Earl was preceded in death by his parents, Early and Della Moore, and his son, Joseph E. Moore, who passed on May 13, 2018.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, June 16 at 2 p.m. at Northwest Community Church, 14913 Hutchison Road, Tampa, FL 33625.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, June 23, at 1 p.m. at Sunset Cemetery in Bickmore.