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James L. Moore

February 2, 1934 December 31, 2018
James L. Moore
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James (Jim) Leonard Moore, 84
Lakeland - James (Jim) Leonard Moore, 84, of Lakeland went to be with his Lord on Monday, December 31, 2018, while in Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center in Lakeland, Florida. He died of natural causes.
Jim was born in Lakeland, Florida to Thomas H. Moore and Mae Bell Smith on February 2, 1934. He graduated from Summerlin Institute (now Bartow High School) in June 1954. He married Dora Ann Boyd in June 1955. While raising three children, he worked for a vending company for several years in Lakeland. He then worked at Piper Aircraft and retired from Owens-Illinois Glass Company, both in Lakeland. He enjoyed watching Nascar racing and football games. He also loved the outdoors including hunting and fishing; but most of all, he enjoyed travelling to the Smoky Mountains, especially Cades Cove, Tennessee, and taking pictures of deer and bears.
He is survived by a brother, Carl (Judye) Moore; two sons, Fred (Mary Jane) and Mike (Mildred) Moore; a daughter, Judy Graham; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Mae Bell Moore; his wife of 59 years, Dora Ann; a sister, Katie Mae Fulghum; and a son, Donald.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 7, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. with a viewing at 10:00 a.m. at Heath Funeral Chapel, 328 South Ingraham Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33801. The burial will follow the service at Oak Hill Burial Park, 4620 U. S. Highway 98 South, Lakeland, Florida 33812.
In lieu of flowers, if you would like to make a donation in Jim’s name to the Appalachian Bear Rescue in Townsend, Tennessee, their website is http://appalachianbearrescue.org/giving/donations/.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center for their support in his final days.


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Visitation

Monday

7

Jan

10:00 AM 1/7/2019 10:00:00 AM
Heath Funeral Chapel

328 S Ingraham Ave
Lakeland, FL 33801

Heath Funeral Chapel
328 S Ingraham Ave Lakeland 33801 FL
United States

Service

Monday

7

Jan

11:00 AM 1/7/2019 11:00:00 AM
Heath Funeral Chapel

328 S Ingraham Ave
Lakeland, FL 33801

Heath Funeral Chapel
328 S Ingraham Ave Lakeland 33801 FL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Hill Burial Park Final Resting Place

4620 US Highway 98 South,
Lakeland, FL 33812

4620 US Highway 98 South, Lakeland 33812 FL
United States
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