Deacon Jimmie Moore

August 23, 1940 ~ August 10, 2018 (age 77)

It is with deep sadness that Eddie & Jackie Nelson and the Support Team of Nelson’s Funeral Home announce the death of Deacon Jimmie Moore,77 of Ridgeway South Carolina.

Mr. Moore entered into eternity Friday, August 10, 2018 at Palmetto Richland Hospital. Columbia, South Carolina.

Funeral services for Mr. Moore will be held Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 3:00 p.m. at Mt. Pisgah Baptist  Church, 2092 Longtown Road, Ridgeway, SC.   Interment will follow in the church cemetery.   Public viewing will be Tuesday, August 14, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 at the funeral home.

“To everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted.” Ecclesiastes 3:1-2

On Friday afternoon, August 10, 2018 at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia, SC, God saw fit to dispatch his angels during the peaceful transition as Deacon Jimmie Moore as he entered into a restful sleep. During this transition, he was greeted by his five brothers the late John Henry Moore, Johnnie Lee Moore, Earl Moore Jr., Samuel Moore, Douglas Moore, and one sister, Eva Mae Chisholm. We can just imagine the smiles on their faces as they shouted, “Welcome Home!”

Deacon Jimmie Moore was born on August 23, 1940 to Leila Moore and Mr. Sidney Squirewell in Ridgeway, SC. He was united in a loving marriage to Margaret V. Moore. We remember him as a hard-working man that loved his family and he was a faithful member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church where he served on the Deacon Board.  He enjoyed playing golf, watching sports and Nascar Racing. He also loved fishing, cutting grass and keeping his yard looking great.

Deacon Jimmie Moore attended the Fairfield County Public Schools. His career started at the Department of Highways and Public Transportation where he worked for 33 years.  For the last 14 years of his career, he worked at the Winnsboro Waste Water Plant. He retired after his health began to decline.

Deacon Jimmie Moore joined the Purity Lodge #42. He worked his way to the top and was elected Worshipful Master for Purity Lodge #42.  In 1973, he joined C.C. Johnson Consistory #136, 32° and 33° Masons. He also joined Cario Temple #125 Prince Hall Shriners. He was one of the first members from Fairfield County to join these organizations.

Deacon Jimmie Moore leaves to cherish his memories, his devoted and caring wife, Margaret V, Moore; seven children, Deacon Larry (Dorothy) Moore of Elgin, SC, Brenda (Robby) Robinson of Lugoff, SC, Soninka Brice of Lexington, SC, Barbara Harrison and Steven Goodman both of Ridgeway, SC, Donna (Jamaar) Anderson of Columbia, SC; eleven grandchildren, ten great- grandchildren; his parents, Leila Moore and Mr. Sidney Squirewell; one special godson, Stephon (Phylicia) Willingham Jr; sisters; Margarie (Thomas) Edmunds of Ridgeway, SC, Yvette (Eddie) Chisholm of Ridgeway SC, Emma (James) Bealy, Francina Jackson, Sharon (Oliver) Boulware all of Ridgeway SC, Brothers; Damon Moore (Betty) of Blythewood SC, Morris (Mary) Moore of Ridgeway SC, Nathaniel (Collena) of Baltimore MD, Dexter (Marcella) Maple of Columbia SC, Herbert (Geraldine) Squirewell of Ridgeway SC, Elijah (Lois) Squirewell of Columbia, Bernard ( Henrietta) Squirewell of Ridgeway SC; four sisters-in-law, Margaret A Moore and Ruth Moore of Ridgeway, Sarah Harrison of Columbia, SC, and Betty Durham of Moultrie, GA; two brothers-in-law, Bobby (Ellen) Ruff of Atlanta, GA and Stanley Gadsden of Memphis, TN; and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving relatives and friends.



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