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Sept. 15, 1938-April 30, 2012

KURE BEACH -- William Edward Moore, known as "Ed," passed away April 30, 2012.

He was born Sept. 15, 1938, in Goldsboro to the late Ermine Hales Moore and James Victor Moore.

He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Deanne Heath Moore; stepdaughter, Alea Cave and her husband, Chris, and their children, Tanner and Holden; stepdaughter, Kathryn Danielson, and her daughter, Katelyn; sister, Carol Franks; three nieces; and a nephew.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother, James Richard Moore, and a nephew.

He became a paraplegic at age 18. Before going on to have a successful career as an architectural designer. He owned Moore's drafting service for more than 50 years.

He attended Holy Cross Episcopalian Church, and was a retired member of the American Institute of Building Design.

Memorial services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Holy Cross Episcopalian Church, 5820 Myrtle Grove Road, Wilmington, N.C., 28409.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Holy Cross Episcopal Church or Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1406 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, N.C., 28401.

Please share memories and condolences to the family at www.wilmingtoncares.com.

Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st St., Wilmington, N.C., 28403, 910-791-9099


Published in Obituaries on May 3, 2012 1:48 PM