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Larry Moore

May 17, 1940 ~ May 7, 2019 (age 78)

Larry Newton Moore, 78, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at his home in Panama City, Florida. Larry was born May 17, 1940 in Laurel, Mississippi to Lawrence N. Moore and Mary Mae Lewis Moore of Moore Haven Farm. He graduated from George S. Gardiner high school in Laurel, MS in 1957, and received his 4-year undergraduate degree at the University of Southern Mississippi in 1962. Larry served in the Navy, and then worked for Masonite Corporation, Sony Corporation, as well as Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation as Purchasing Manager, until his retirement in 2005. In addition to being a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Larry was an avid outdoorsmen, skilled fly-fisherman, licensed pilot, sailing enthusiast, painter, service volunteer and church member of Emerald Coast Fellowship Church. Larry was preceded in death by his parents, step-mother, Helen “Skipper” Shows Moore and his youngest son, Benjamin Owen Moore. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Sandra Sleek Moore, Larry’s two children, Scott Thomas Moore and wife, Charlotte, of Eufaula, AL, Mandie Moore Emberson and her husband, Bill, of Signal Mountain, TN; former spouse, Janice J. Millette; Larry’s five grandchildren, Adam Moore of Dothan, AL, Jacob Moore of Millbrook, AL, Anna Moore Malphurs and her husband, Daniel, of Lynn Haven, FL, Sarah Moore Lurie and her husband, Chris, of Dothan, AL, Thomas Carsyn Moore of Eufaula, AL; Larry’s great-grandchildren are Caiden and Adalynn Moore, Gralynn, Micah and Elijah Malphurs, Agnes and Doris Lurie. Larry’s step-daughter, Sherri Lynne Corley and her husband, Jessie of Southport, FL; his step-grandchildren, Amy Lynne Helms and her husband, David, of Panama City, FL, Audrey Corley Mongold, and her husband, Colby, of Panama City Beach, FL; his step great-grandchild, Willow Mae Helms, of Panama City, FL. Larry is also survived by brothers-in-law, Ted Sleek and his wife Blanca of San Clemente, CA; Ron Sleek of Hollidaysburg, PA; James Sleek and wife Diane of Freeport, MA; Sam Sleek and wife Karen of Clearfield, PA and sister-in-law Sharon Sleek Martin and husband James of Boalsburg, PA. Larry’s family would like to thank Dr. Susan Compton and Dr. Marion Mathew for the excellent care provided by these skilled and caring physicians. Visitation will be Saturday, May 11th at 10:00 am with a Memorial Service at 11:00 am at Emerald Coast Fellowship Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Larry Moore to the Emerald Coast Fellowship Church, 4102 W Hwy 390 Lynn Haven, FL 32444. The Family would like to thank their Friends and Church Family for their prayers and support./p>

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