Blue Ridge Funeral & Cremation Service       7626 Highway 213      Mars Hill, NC 28754     Phone: (828) 680-0287      Fax: (828) 680-9965      Email: brfs@blueridgefuneralservice.org

Bom-Wrapper

Robert Moore

Robert Henry Moore

Monday, August 22nd, 1938 - Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Robert Moore, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Robert Moore

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Robert's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Robert's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Robert H. Moore, 81, of Mars Hill passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 29. He was born on August 22,1938 in Winston Salem to Judson and Myrtle Metcalf Moore.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Lucy Pearson; daughters Angela Wholihan (Paddy) of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Alice Moore of Chevy Chase, Maryland; grandchildren Lauren, Kevin, Olivia, Rachel, Molly Wholihan and Charlotte Moore; and beloved Golden Retrievers Eli and Marlowe.

Robert was an active member of Bright Hope Laurel United Methodist Church where he was on the Board of Trustees and volunteered at the Upper Laurel Food Pantry. He also served on the Board of the Southern Appalachian Regional Theater (SART) and was an active supporter of the Mars Hill Friends of the Library and the League of Women Voters.

Robert was a graduate of Wake Forest University and the American University Washington College of Law. He practiced law in Maryland and Washington DC for over 45 years before retiring in 2014 to Mars Hill only a few miles from his mother’s birthplace. While living in Maryland, Robert was active in numerous community activities and was especially committed to GRREAT, a Golden Retriever rescue organization. He loved his family, his dogs, jazz, gardening, cooking for friends and family, taking pictures and walking in these beautiful mountains.

A celebration of Robert’s life will be held at Bright Hope Laurel United Methodist Church on Saturday, November 9 at 1:00 pm with a reception following.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bright Hope Laurel UMC, 271 Laurel Valley Road, Mars Hill, NC 28754 designated Upper Laurel Food Pantry or to Morris Animal Foundation, www.morrisanimalfoundation.org.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralservice.org
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Robert Henry Moore, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Robert

Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, November 9th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, November 9th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Bright Hope Laurel United Methodist Church
    Address
    271 Laurel Valley Road
    MARS HILL, NC 28754
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Reception

    Saturday, November 9th, 2019 |
    When
    Saturday, November 9th, 2019
    Location
    Bright Hope Laurel United Methodist Church
    Address
    271 Laurel Valley Road
    MARS HILL, NC 28754
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Following the Memorial Service

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Robert here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Your friensds on the Mid Atlantic Team, Wayne & Maria, Darnestown, MD, and other have sent flowers to the family of Robert Henry Moore.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
YT

Your friensds on the Mid Atlantic Team

Posted at 12:31pm
May these flowers in some way help to express our sympathy and support. Sharing in your sorrow.
Flower Image

Your friensds on the Mid Atlantic Team purchased flowers for the family of Robert Moore. Send Flowers

WM

Wayne & Maria, Darnestown, MD

Posted at 02:05pm
A great listener, a witty writer, an entertaining story teller, an awesome cook, and a true friend. Our condolences to Lucy, the boys, and family.
Flower Image

Wayne & Maria, Darnestown, MD purchased flowers for the family of Robert Moore. Send Flowers

MM

Mary & Bob Macko

Posted at 12:10pm
Angie Wholihan & family, Please know how sorry we are. Our thoughts and prayers of comfort and peace are with you.
Flower Image

Mary & Bob Macko purchased flowers for the family of Robert Moore. Send Flowers

PM

Paul Moon

Posted at 04:22pm
Just seeing this Lucy, and am filled with sadness. I always enjoyed speaking with him and always appreciated his contributions. He will be missed. Sending my sincere condolences.
SW

Sheila Wilson

Posted at 03:34pm
Lucy I am so sorry to here about Robert. What a pleasure it was to have met this great man. So funny, just wanting everyone to smile. I will miss working with him as an usher for SART. My heart breaks for you. Know that one day you will get to see that sweet face again. Much love and hugs. Sheila Wilson Mars Hill SART family.
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: