Doyle Kenneth “Ken” Moore, 74, of Sallisaw died Thursday, July 12, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark. Ken was born April 17, 1938, in Spiro to Andrew Cleveland and Nancy (Smith) Moore. He was an upholstery instructor at Northside High School in Fort Smith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Ken loved praising the Lord with his harmonica. Catfishing was a serious business for him. He loved hunting and fishing the woods and waterways of southeast Oklahoma. But the great love of his life was his wife of 53 years and the Christian family they created together. We will all miss him. Ken was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Vance and Joe Moore; and three sisters, Mildred Brown, Vera Hamilton and Viola Johnson.
Survivors include his wife, Paulette; sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth Paul “Kep” and Beverly Moore of Sallisaw, Johnny Lee and Elizabeth Nell Moore of Bentonville, Ark.; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy Ruth and Joe Powers of Poteau; three grandchildren, Branton Moore, Quinn Moore, Chloe Moore; two brothers, O.E. Moore of Panama, Sam Moore of Poteau; nieces, Sherry Jo, Diana, Martha, Theresa and Ann; nephews, Paul, Randy, Joe T., Sam Jr., Larry and Coy; sister-in-law and husband, Lola and Jim Sadler; other relatives and loved ones.
Services will be at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 15, at New Beginnings Assembly of God, Murry Spur., with Rev. Kennith Bynum and Rev. Joe Powers. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery, Spiro. Pallbearers will be Kep Moore, John Moore, Branton Moore, Randy Moore, Joe T. Moore, Paul Brown, and Quinn Moore.
The family will visit with relatives and friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Saturday.
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Arrangements under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.