Larry Horton Moon

Larry Horton Moon, 76, of Oklahoma City went to join his Heavenly Father on Dec. 10, 2012, with his daughter by his side.Larry was born Aug. 13, 1936, in Oklahoma City to Herman and Velma Ruby Moon. He was the youngest of five boys and grew up in Oklahoma City, graduating from Capitol Hill High School in 1954. Larry attended Oklahoma City University, receiving a degree in economics, a bachelor’s degree in science and business and later a Juris Doctorate from the Oklahoma City University School of Law.After law school he served as a special judge in District 16, and then he went into private practice. Then he worked for the Department of Labor and later for the Oklahoma Tax Commission, from which he retired. Larry was articulate and witty with many great friends and colleagues; he was generous with his time and skills, and always willing to help those in need. Larry was a devout Christian who enjoyed weekly Bible studies and adored his seven granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his parents and his four brothers.Larry is survived by three children, Charles Moon, Stephen Moon and Mollie Luanne Moon; seven granddaughters, Michelle, Rebecca, Amanda, Whitney, Victoria, Esther and Claire; three great-grandsons; Mason, Carson and Jacob; sister-n-law, Lawanda Moon; and many lifelong friends. Services to celebrate his life will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at Bridgeway Church, 228 W. Hefner Road in Oklahoma City under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Services.