John Moorer Obituary

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In Memory of

John William Moorer Sr.

April 27, 1929 - May 19, 2014
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John William Moorer, Sr, 85, died May 19, 2014 at Jackson's Hospital, following a brief illness. John was born in Forest Home, AL and moved to Montgomery, AL in 1954. He was a veteran of the US Air Force, serving in occupied Japan following World War II. After his military career, John continued to serve his community, retiring after 27 years as a Deputy Sheriff, for the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department and 17 years as a security guard at Jackson's Hospital. John was a member of Capital Lodge # 11, F & AM, Alcazar Shrine (Keystone Cops Unit), and Liberty Chapter # 254, OES. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years,...
John William Moorer, Sr, 85, died May 19, 2014 at Jackson's Hospital, following a brief illness. John was born in Forest Home, AL and moved to Montgomery, AL in 1954.

He was a veteran of the US Air Force, serving in occupied Japan following World War II. After his military career, John continued to serve his community, retiring after 27 years as a Deputy Sheriff, for the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department and 17 years as a security guard at Jackson's Hospital.

John was a member of Capital Lodge # 11, F & AM, Alcazar Shrine (Keystone Cops Unit), and Liberty Chapter # 254, OES.

He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Helen Skipper Moorer; one son, John William Moorer, Jr of Montgomery; one daughter, Marcia Ellison (Jerry) of Powder Springs, GA; three grandchildren; Brad Ellison (Angie) of Kennesaw, GA; Lauren Hartin (Jay), of Prattville, AL and Mark Ellison, of Powder Springs, GA; five great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and one brother, Arthur Wayne Moorer (Carol Ann) of Moorehead, West VA. He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Ollie Moorer and his mother, M.E. Bender Moorer of Forest Home, AL and six brothers.

Pallbearers will be: Jerry Ellison (Honorary); Brad Ellison, Mark Ellison, Jay Hartin, Carey Moorer (Honorary); Jimmy Lester, Art Williams, and Sid Rooker.

The family will receive visitors at 10 a.m., Friday, May 23, 2014 at White Chapel Funeral Home, Montgomery, AL. Following visitation, the tribute to John William Moorer will began at 11 a.m. Graveside services will follow in the Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Home, AL at 2:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to the Alcazar Shriner's Children's Transportation Fund, 555 Eastern Blvd, Montgomery, AL 36117.

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