Ernest Oxford Moore


Ernest Oxford Moore Jr., 83, went to be with the Lord on June 17, 2019.
Service is noon, Saturday, June 22, at Northside Baptist Church, Mineral Wells, Texas.
He was born August 2, 1935, in Salesville, Texas, to E.O. and Edna Radford Moore. He devoted his life to his Lord and family. He graduated from Mineral Wells High School and attended Ranger Junior College. He married Betty Lightsey in 1959 and they had four children - Lynn, Darla, Ernie (E.O. Moore III) and Douglas. He was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Crowley and was instrumental in building the new church facility. After moving to Mineral Wells, he joined Northside Baptist Church. Ernest was employed by TPL and later established his company, Moore Construction of Crowley. For many years he operated several restaurants before he retired.
Ernest is survived by his son, Ernie Moore III; sister, Frances Walker; grandchildren, Brandi Hix (Joel and son Jackson), Rachel Palmer (Dennis and sons Ethan and Charlie), Sarah Nelson (Eric and children Sydney and Garrett), Katy Worth, Jennifer Kelly (Katlyn and daughter Kenny) and Serena Urlich (children Ashton and Alexis).
Ernest is preceded in death by parents, E.O. and Edna Radford Moore; wife, Betty Moore; children Lynn Hanson, Darla Kelly, Douglas Moore; brothers Pete Moore (wife Ada Moore), Don Moore, brother-in-law Robert Walker; and grandson Randall Urlich.
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Charles Garland
Jun 18, 2019
Ern was a special person, his word was his bond. "God sooner or later comes and takes our loved ones and friends away, but he all
ways leaves our memories".
I know that Ern is now "Walking with the big boys".
Andi Spencer
Jun 18, 2019
Ernest & Betty were a huge part of my life; I'm so thankful that God placed us together in this small fragment of time. Many happy memories of their lives and family are woven into my life. I'll see you both on the other side. Much love, Andi
Linda Thomas Turner
Jun 17, 2019
What a wonderful time we all had as teenagers. They were wonderful years growing up in Mineral Wells.