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Derrill E. Moore, Jr.

June 16, 1943 — May 29, 2021

Derrill passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 29 at the age of 77 with his three loving children by his side. He was a cherished brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and uncle. Having been born in Arcadia, Florida, he was a lifelong resident of Punta Gorda.   

He graduated from Charlotte High School and Barber School and later joined the Army National Guard.  He enjoyed a 30-year career at United Telephone of Florida and later Sprint. Being from a boating family, he spent much of his life on the water. He was a devoted member of the First Baptist Church of Punta Gorda. 

Derrill is predeceased by his parents, Derrill E. Moore, Sr. and Nancy PrescottMoore.  He is survived by sister, Ann Croft, sons Wesley B. Moore, Jason L. Moore(Susan), and daughter Wendy R. Moore. Also, grandchildren Blake Moore (Amanda),Adam Moore (Jessica), Jordan Moore Alvarez (Alex), Jensen Moore, Jessica Moore,and Murphy Allredge.  Also, nephews Dennis Croft, David Croft, and Michael Croft; Niece Sandy Croft Wood. 

Funeral services officiated by Reverend Bill Frank will be held at the First Baptist Church in Punta Gorda, 459 Gil Street on Saturday, June 5th, at 1 pm with viewing at the church from 12 noon to 1 pm. Graveside services will be held immediately following the funeral at Indian Springs Cemetery in Punta Gorda. Arrangements are by Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home in Punta Gorda.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, June 5, 2021

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church - Punta Gorda

459 Gill Street, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

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Funeral Service

Saturday, June 5, 2021

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church - Punta Gorda

459 Gill Street, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

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Graveside Service

Saturday, June 5, 2021

2:00 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

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