Bud Ingram Moore was born on September 22, 1927 to Chester Moore and Essie Ingram Moore in Gilmer, Texas. Bud received his high school education through the Upshur County School System, graduating from Bruce High School in Gilmer, Texas. He later earned his Associates Degree from El Centro College in Dallas, Texas.
Brother Bud Moore was baptized into Christ at the Cypress Street Church of Christ in Gilmer, Texas. He was a faithful member at Dallas West Church of Christ, Mountain View Church of Christ, and the Beckley Heights Church of Christ until his departure.
Bud served in the United States Army for 20 years and one day. He received the Good Conduct medal, World War II Victory medal, National Defense Service medal with Bronze Service Star, Korean Service medal, United Nation Service medal, and Marksman Badge with Carbine Bar. After retiring from the Army, he worked at LTV and Haliburton as a machinist.
Bud married Grace Richardson in 1951, and to this union three children were born: Jennifer, Kenneth and Regina. Bud later married Ethel Godfrey in 1998, sharing twenty one years together.
Bud enjoyed spending time at church, the gym, and on Wednesday mornings, at the VA with his PTSD Korea Group.
Bud Ingram Moore departed this earthly life on July 2, 2019 at the Veterans Affairs Hospital. He was preceded in death by his father, Chester Moore; mother, Essie Ingram Moore; two brothers, Chester Moore and Ted Moore; one sister in her infancy, and Grace Moore (previous wife). He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife of twenty one years, Ethel Godfrey Moore; children, Jennifer Byrd, Kenneth Moore (Sue), and Regina Rhyne (Vincent); two stepsons, Mark and Gregory Godfrey; one brother, Troy Moore, and a host of other relatives and friends that loved him dearly.
“For I am ready to be offered and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.” -II Timothy 4:6-7