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Harry Moore

December 24, 1951 — August 18, 2014

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Harry Vernon Moore “Dirty Harry”, 62 of Teetersville, KY left this life on Monday Aug. 18, 2014 at his home following a long illness with family by his side.

Harry was born on Dec. 24, 1951 in Harlan Co., KY to the late Robert (Bob) and Ruby Branson Moore. He was a disabled/retired Coal Truck drive. Besides loving his job, he had a love and calling for helping others. He was a former member of the Harlan Co. Rescue Squad and had served on the Sunshine Volunteer Fire Department as a safety coordinator for many years. He believed in the Christian Faith.

Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by 4 brothers, Oren Jack (Maxine) Moore, Carolas Dale Moore, Jerry Wayne Moore, and Leonard (Mable) Moore; 2 sisters, Thelma Ann Turner, and Jeanlee (Ken) Millard; father and mother-in-law, Dave and Lydia Johnson; brother and sister-in-laws, David (Peggy) Johnson, Edward Johnson, Alvin Vickers, and Judy Dillman; nephew and nieces, Jim, Debra, and Laura Moore.

Harry is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Joyce Faye (Johnson) Moore; 4 children, Brian (Sharon) Johnson, Renea (Jason) Butler, Kim (Robert) Hensley, and James David Shepherd. A special sister-in-law, Patricia Jean Johnson; grandchildren, Adam (Naomi) Johnson, Stephanie Baker, Jonathan Helton Johnson, Cody Maggard, Ashley Johnson, Tyler Maggard, Anna Hensley, and Haydon Butler; 2 great grandchildren, Harley Johnson and Mack Johnson; other children that he considered as his grandchildren, Katelyn Jones, Michael (Bub) Long, Mark and Mercedes Woodard.

He also leaves 3 brothers, R.D. (Mildred) Moore, Henry (Wanda) Moore, and Reynold (Ann) Moore; sister, Gail (Winston) Owens; sister-in-laws, Ellen Vickers, Virginia Johnson and Melinda (Gerald) Smith; brother-in-law, Melvin Turner; many other family and friends to mourn his passing.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday (Aug. 20) from 6 until 9:00 pm and on Thursday (Aug. 21) from 5 until 8:00 pm.

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday (Aug. 21) at 8:00 pm in the Chapel of Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Spurlock officiating.

In keeping with Harry’s wishes there will be no graveside services.

Members of the Sunshine Fire Department will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.

Condolences may be left at

Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Moore Family.

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