David Edward Moore Sr., 81, embraced a career in farming

CURRIE — David Edward Moore Sr., 81, passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Edward was born Sept. 20, 1939, in Pender County to the late Roscoe Earl and Alene Flynn Moore.

Edward was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend. He was an avid deer hunter, hunting on his own land in Currie. He also loved his career of farming, planting many crops; such as, corn, soybean and hay, in addition to tending the land for the animals. He will be missed dearly.

In addition to his parents, Edward was preceded in death by his sister, Katherine Ann Parker; and four brothers, Roscoe Moore, Freddy Moore, Kenneth Moore and Willis Moore.


Edward is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Myrtie Neil Dixon Moore; son, David Edward Moore Jr.; daughter, Debra Ann Moore; brother, Robert Moore (Sheila); four sisters, Merla Jackson, Jane Deal (Buddy), Brenda Miller and Glenda Dennis; sisters-in-law, Katie Moore and Anita Moore; several nieces and nephews; and his four-legged companion of 16 years, Sparky, who he adored.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Edward’s neurologist, Susan Torres, who took great care of him for several years.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 25, at Moore Family Cemetery, Cane Tuck Road, Currie, with the Rev. Billy Moore and the Rev. Anthony Clemmons officiating.

Share online condolences with the family at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home.

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