Mr. Richard Earl Moore, age 91, of Winfield passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2023. Mr. Moore was born in Winfield, Alabama on January 8, 1932 to Vandiver Clarence and Margaret Ellen Weeks Moore. Mr. Moore was a member of the Winfield Freewill Baptist Church and a graduate of Winfield City High School where he played football in the early 1950’s. Richard Earl was enlisted in the United States Army during the Korean War, he was a member of the Winfield Masonic Lodge #304 and served on the Winfield City Council. He spent much of his life employed with 3M Company where he worked for more than 35 years. After his retirement he continued working as a cattle and catfish farmer for many years. Richard Earl spent his last years in the Country Place Assisted Living Facility in Hamilton, attended by his caregivers, Brittany, Juanita, Pat, Jody, Ashton, Madelyn and the wonderful staff there.
Mr. Moore was survived by his daughter, Deborah Moore Lester and her husband Ed of Tampa FL, granddaughter, Whitney Lester Combs (Dennis), great-grandchildren, Grayson Clowney, Caitlin Combs, Taylor Combs, and Emery Combs.
Mr. Moore was preceded in death by his first wife, Lorene Pollard Moore, his second wife, Betty Marshall Moore, his parents, brothers, Bob Moore and Van Moore Jr., and sister, Sarah Gray Segars.
Funeral services for Mr. Moore will be held on Sunday, January 22, 2:00 p.m., at the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Winfield City Cemetery. The visitation will be held on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Winfield Elementary School, 601 County Hwy 14, Winfield AL 35594, in the Moore family’s memory.
Bowen Funeral Home serving the Moore family.