September 30, 1923 - January 6, 2010
Mr. Guy Yancey ‘Yank’ Moore, Sr., 86, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010, at the Southeast GA Health System in Brunswick. Mr. Moore was a native of Wilkes County, and was the son of the late Mark Allen Moore and Essie Sue West Moore. He was the husband of the late Sadie Kirkland Moore. He was a WWII veteran. While serving his country in the U.S. Army he earned and was awarded the American Service Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal with two Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal Philippine Liberation Ribbon with one Bronze Star, and a Purple Heart. Mr. Moore was Personal Assistant to Secretary of State, Ben Fortson for several years and retired as Foreman of Grounds and Beaches for the Jekyll Island Authority after thirty six years. Mr. Moore is survived by three sons, Guy Yancey ‘Yank’ (Penny) Moore, Jr., Benjamin David ‘Buddy’ (Terry) Moore, and Charles ‘Barry’ (Vicki) Moore all of Brunswick, two sisters, Mary Jean Grant, of Thomson and Celeste W. Vidrine of Waynesville; four brothers, Thomas Harold Moore of Eatonton, Emory Jordan Moore of Washington, William Mark Moore, Washington and Jewell Franklin Moore of Cartersville; six grandchildren, Kristen (David) Godwin, Liberty (Jason) Haray, Rachel Moore, Yank Moore, III, Barry Moore, Jr., Robbie Moore and three great grandchildren, Riley and Walker Godwin and Parker Haray. Graveside services will be Saturday, January 9, at 2:00 at the Phillips Mill Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Randy Lamb officiating. Glynn County Police Officers, Kevin Wilborn, Kenny Ellis, Todd Simpson, Josh Cothren, Jimmy Turner and Bill Maher will serve as pallbearers. Other Law Enforcement Personnel will serve as Honorary Pallbearers. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6-8 at Hopkins Funeral Home.
Mr. Guy Yancey ‘Yank’ Moore, Sr., 86, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010, at the Southeast GA Health System in Brunswick. Mr. Moore was a native of Wilkes County, and was the son of the late Mark Allen Moore and Essie Sue West Moore. He was the... View Obituary & Service Information
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