Samuel Allan Moore Sr, 82, loving husband, father, grandfather and resident of Port Charlotte for the last twenty years, passed away on July 14, 2021 after a yearlong battle with multiple health issues.
Sam is survived by his wife Nellie Eileen (Fenton) Moore; his children, Brenda Sue Andrews (Bob Andrews), Bryon Lee Moore Sr and Julie Ann Dunham (Bart Dunham). Sam had one son, Samuel Allan Moore Jr, that preceded him in death.
Sam has one surviving brother, Wendell Moore. There are three deceased siblings, Lloyd Moore, Dorothy Moore and Mary Benny.
Sam is also survived by ten grandchildren: Jody Bird, Joshua Rice, Joseph Rice, Seth Moore, Jessica Harding, Adam Moore, Megan Koester, Samantha Moore, Bryon Moore Jr. and Dylan Borgic. Sam is also survived by ten great grandchildren: Haley Smith, Emily Bird, Doamini Rice, Sienna Rice, Hazel Harding, Ariah Moore, Timberly Moore, Sawyer Moore, Levi Koester and Elijah Koester, as well as one great great grandchild, Killian Smith.
Sam was born in Coffeen, Illinois on September 23, 1938 to Samuel Wayne Moore and Noi Flo (Moreland) Moore. Sam spent most of his early life in Coffeen and Hillsboro, Illinois. A large portion of that time being spent in the woods hunting and fishing as he was an avid outdoorsman his whole life. Sam met and married the love of his life Nellie Eileen Fenton. They were married on September 23, 1956. Sam was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Sam provided for his family as a self-employed man for most of his working career. He also was a very spiritual man, joining the Hillsboro congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses in June of 1973, then joining the Town Center congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Port Charlotte, Florida in 2002. Sam and his contagious smile will certainly be missed by all that knew and loved him.
A virtual Memorial service will be held on zoom.com .
July 31 AT 2:00 pm eastern time 1:00 pm central time. All are welcome to attend and reflect on the life of our dear friend.