Jack Wayne Moore



Jack Wayne Moore of Wallace died Tuesday July 18, 2017 in Wilmington, NC surrounded by family.

He was born in Wilmington, NC on February 6, 1948 to Jack Moore and Aileen Henderson Moore, and grew up on a dirt road outside of Wallace, NC. In 1971 Jack graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a Bachelor’s Degree and received a Master’s degree from Appalachian State in 1975.

He was a jack-of-all-trades. During the course of his life he worked in his family’s fish market, as a counselor, a school psychologist, a teacher, and a farmer. Outside of his many vocations he had numerous hobbies. He was an amateur mechanic, carpenter, electrician, plumber, horse trainer, and gun enthusiast.

Jack is survived by his son Cody Moore; brother J. Michael Moore; sister-in-law Sharon Moore; and nephew Courtney Moore. He was preceded in death by his brother Jimmy Moore and niece Stacey Moore.

Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home Wallace Chapel.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service until 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial gifts be sent to American Lung Association of NC, 514 Daniels Street, Suite 109, Raleigh, NC 27605 / www.lung.org or to COPD Foundation, Donations and Fundraising, 3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Miami, Florida 33134/ www.copdfoundation.org.

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Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Wallace, NC, 612 S. Norwood Street, Wallace, NC 28466 910-285-4005.