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Horce ‘Elvin’ Moore

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ELM CITY — Horace “Elvin” Moore, age 62, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. Born in Johnston County on Sept. 17, 1957, he was the son of the late Horace Elvin Moore Sr. and Derle McCabe Moore.

Elvin was a man of tremendous faith who loved his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. A member of New Life Church along with his wife, Juliana, he instilled the love of the Lord in his family and was also a very instrumental father to his son, Daniel. Elvin owned and operated his family’s flooring company, L.C. Moore & Son Floor Sanding and Finishing for many years after his father’s passing. He was a dedicated and gentle husband, a loving and caring father, brother-in-law and a beacon of light to his friends and all those who knew him. Elvin will be forever loved, missed and will never be forgotten.

Elvin leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife, Juliana Bryan Moore of Elm City; and son, Daniel Bryan Moore of Raleigh. He is also survived by sister-in-law Jill Gonzalez and husband Steve; brother-in-law Mark Bryan and wife DeLena; aunts Tillie Edwards and Pat Moore; uncles Frank Moore and wife Carol and Carl McCabe; niece Kristen Gonzalez; nephews Dustin Bryan and wife Nancy Jo, Bryson Bryan and wife Amanda, Morgan Bryan and wife Cameron; several great-nieces and nephews; and many cousins.

A celebration of Elvin’s life will be held on Monday, Sept. 30, at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Pastor Tim Suber and Pastor Reggie Ethridge officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. prior to the service in the atrium of Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home. A private family burial will be held at the Hills of Neuse Memorial Gardens in Smithfield at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Life Church, 1127 Benvenue Road, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.

Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1130 N. Winstead Ave., Rocky Mount, NC 27804. You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.wheelerwoodlief.com.