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Larry Moore, Funeral Home Owner, Public Servant Passed Away Saturday

After a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, Larry Gene Moore passed away on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the age of 73.

Larry was a devoted husband, loving father, proud grandfather, and a kind and considerate friend to all that had the honor of knowing him. His compassion for others was felt by thousands throughout the community. He always had a kind word and helping hand for anyone in need.

He was a long-time public servant of Dade County as the Sole Commissioner of Dade County from 1980–1992. Some of his contributions include building the Dade County Justice Building, the Senior Citizen Center, the Dade County Four Fields (which has recently been named in his honor), and Veteran’s Park. He was a charter member of the Dade County Optimist Club and served on various boards throughout the years.

For the past 25 years, he continued to support his community as the proud owner of Moore Funeral Home. He was a faithful Christian man and a life-long member of Trenton First Baptist Church.

Moore always valued the youth of Dade County and was very involved with youth sports for many years. He was an avid supporter of Dade County High School sports. He had a passion for antique cars and was a member of the Dade County Cruisers.

Read the complete obituary on page six.

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