Gary M. (Red) Moore
February 9, 1958 – March 28, 2023
Gary M. (Red) Moore was born in Lawton, Oklahoma to Emerson H. (Doc) Moore and Jettie M. (Terry) Ferren. Red was surrounded by family and friends when he passed.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 36 years Tericia D. (Sudderth) Moore; his sisters Becky Torres and Karen Hempel; and their beloved 6 Yorkies.
Gary leaves behind a son, Gary M. Moore, II and spouse Valerie Moore of Franklin, Tx; daughter Amy Bates and spouse Larry Bates of Franklin, Tx; brother-in-law Walter Torres; Nephew Andrew Torres (Drea Torres); and Niece Shannon Raby (Gregory Raby). Gary had two grandchildren, Samantha Bates and Alex Bates. He has three great grandchildren.
Red’s fondest childhood memories were from when they were stationed in Germany. As a teenager, he had fond memories of riding motorcycles in Fort Hood, Texas with Steve Hosman.
Red married his soulmate Tericia on February 13, 1976. Red was a happy hippy that never met a stranger. He loved his hippy ways and his long hair. Red was a car nut that loved to rebuild old cars and show off his creations at car shows. He loved his ‘54 Chevy, Volkswagen bugs, rat rods, and dune buggies. Red also loved his motorcycles.
Red started off working at Gibson's, 7-11, and Der Wienerschnitzel. He then found his career as a pressman working at the Killeen Daily Herald. Later, Red went to Port Arthur for a stint and then landed at the Bryan/College Station Eagle. Red worked at the Eagle for many years.
Red’s family would like to say thank you to Dr. Biles and Dr. Sullivan for the care and friendship they had with Red. Red’s family would also like to thank Amedisys Hospice Care for the care they provided at the end of Red’s life. A memorial to celebrate his life will be handled by
Trevino-Smith Funeral Home on May 6, 2023, at 2 pm.
Peace out Red! Stay Groovy!
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