Dec. 25, 1932 - May 7, 2019
William “Billy” Juhan Moore, 86, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, May 7. Traditional services were held on Saturday, May 11 at 2:00 p.m. at Gray United Methodist Church Family Life Center. Reverend Sarah Ulm, Reverend Jason Dillard, and Care Pastor Chris Smarr officiated. The family greeted friends on Friday, May 10, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel. Interment was private. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be made to Gray United Methodist Church, 117 South Jefferson Street, Gray, GA 31032.
Billy was born in Gray and attended Jones County High School and Abraham Baldwin College. He earned his B.S. in animal husbandry from the University of Georgia.
Billy and Lyndoll spent 57 years at their “old homeplace”. He was a member of the Jones County Farm Bureau, Cattleman’s Association, Jones County Lions Club, Jones County Board of Equalization, board member of Gray Station Better Hometown, Gray Station Main Street, Jones County Rotary Club, and the Jones County Farm Market. He was the former president of Macon Amateur Radio Club, WD4LVQ.
Billy worked for the Department of Agriculture for 25 years. The last few years of his career he was appointed to assistant commissioner of agriculture for the consumer protection field forces by then commissioner of agriculture, Tommy Irvin.
Billy is survived by his wife, Lyndoll Moore; daughter, Ruth (Joe) Kramer of Roswell; son, David (Judy) Moore of Gray; grandchildren, Patrick Moore of Lafayette, Indiana, Jennifer Moore of Lakeland, Florida, Jessica Moore (Tyler) Simmons of Gainesville, Caroline Kramer of Roswell, and Perry Kramer of Roswell; brother, Dr. Berry Moore of Gray; many nieces and nephews; and his caregiver and friend, Carol Smith.
Please visit www.hartsmort.com to sign the online guest registry.
Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel had charge of arrangements.