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Service for Billy Glen Moore will be 11 a.m., Thursday, April 27, 2017 at MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel, burial will follow at Oakhaven Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Wednesday, April 26, from 1-8 p.m. with family receiving visitors from 6-8 p.m.
Billy passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017. He was 94.
The son of Van and Mary Brooks Moore was born March 10, 1923 in Noel, Missouri. As a young boy he was raised in Bronaugh, Missouri. There he attended Bronaugh High School graduating with the class of 1941. Shortly after graduation Billy joined the United States Navy. Upon his discharge he returned home, and married Mary Fairchild. To this marriage two children were born. He then made his way to Tulsa, Oklahoma where he began working for DX Sun Ray. After 38 years of service Billy retired from Sun Oil Comapany formerly DS Sun Ray.
June 13, 1945 Billy married Nadine Moore. They made thier home in Tulsa before building thier home in Verdigris in the late 1960's.
In his spare time Billy had many hobbies. He loved collecting agate marbles, wathcing his favorite sporting teams, dancing and even coaching little leauge baseball. However his favorite pasttime was hunting, racoon hunting especially. Red Bone hounds were his favorite, and he traveled all over the United States with his dogs.
Billy leaves behind a son, Larry W. Moore and a daughter, Gwen R. Sneed, a step-son, Darrell Robison, step-daughter, Elaine Phillips, 6 grandchildren,12 great grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren. Billy is preceded in death by his wife, Winifred "Nadine" Moore, his parents, 3 brothers, and 4 sisters.
Published on April 25, 2017
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