Earnest L. Moore, age 82, a resident of Rt. 2 Philippi went home to be with the lord on Saturday May 28, 2011 at 1:40 pm. He was born October 4, 1928 in Barbour County a son of the late Virgil and Etta L. (Biller) Moore. On July 29, 1995 he was united in marriage to Myrtle (Cline) Haller Moore who survives at their home. Also surviving are step children
Junior Haller and wife Louetta of Nestorville
Paul D. Haller and wife Erika of Kasson
Darwin Haller and wife June of Moatsville
David Haller and wife Linda of Tacy
James E. Haller and wife Jennie of Meadowville
Thelma (Haller) Ervin of Philippi
Richard Haller and wife Nancy of Morgantown
Several step grandchildren, step great grandchildren, one step great great-grandson, several step nieces and nephews.
Mr. Moore was preceded in death by one sister: Deloris Jean (Moore) Waugham, one brother William “Bill” Moore, and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Moore worked as a roof bolter for several years and retired from Consol Energy Mines. He served in the US Army during WWII. He was a member of the UMWA District #31, Local #1501, and the American Legion Post #44. He was also a member of the Christian Fellowship Chapel.
He loved to fish and go hunting with his best friend Charley Fox and several other friends to numerous to mention.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 216 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Tuesday May 31, from 4-8 pm and on Wednesday June 1, from 8-11 am the service hour with Ronald Jones officiating. Interment will follow in the Crossroads Cemetery at Tacy with military honours being accorded.