Paul Adolphus MoorePublished 1:05pm Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Paul Adolphus Moore, age 93, of Marion, Alabama passed away March 26, 2013. Visitation will be held at Marion United Methodist Church on Thursday, March 28 at 10:00. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 at Marion United Methodist Church with Reverends Misty Roberts and Jim Watters officiating. Burial will follow in the Marion cemetery.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Jane Bolling Moore, a brother William Swan Moore, and parents Dr. Adolphus and Lottie Swan Moore.
He is survived by his wife Alma Bolling Moore; sons Joseph Eugene Moore (Em) and Don Paul Moore (Anne); brother Dr. Edward Moore (Kathleen); sisters Marjorie Reinecke and Dorothy Burton (Bill); grandchildren Mary Bethel Frazer (Bob), Joseph Seawell Moore (Amanda), Lauren Elizabeth Rome (Jason), and Joshua Alexander Moore; great-grandchildren Robert Barron Woodfin Frazer, Jr., Mary Emily Frazer, and Joseph Paul Rome.
He was a dairy farmer for many years in Perry County and also operated a family owned seed and fertilizer business in Marion. He was a gifted athlete and attended Troy State University on a football and baseball scholarship until the outbreak of World War II. During World War II, he served in the Army-Air Force in the European theatre. He was an avid golfer who played at every opportunity usually preferring to walk. He enjoyed all sports especially Auburn football. He loved gardening, in addition to, caring for his dairy cattle. He enjoyed history, reading, and fishing. As a dedicated husband and father, he used his quiet nature to set an example for his family and friends.
Pallbearers will be Joe Seawell Moore, Bob Frazer, Joshua Moore, Jason Rome, Dudley Barton, and Charles Collum, Jr. Honorary pallbearers are Charles Collum, Sr., and Paul Wheeler.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Marion United Methodist Church or a charity of your choice.