John Rex Moore (4-24-16) service 4-28-16
John Rex Moore, 63, of Bay City, Texas, passed away Sunday April 24, in Houston, Texas.
Rex was born in Hardin County, near Savannah, to parents John Hundley and Mattie Jo Jerrolds Moore.
He served as a Tennessee State Trooper for 4-1/2 years and attended and graduated from Middle Tennessee State University. He worked in the Human Resources Department at the South Texas Project for more than 30 years and was an active member of First Baptist Church of Bay City. At First Baptist he was a part of the Good News Club, a Sunday school teacher, a member of the Gideon Ministry, and served with the Texas Baptist Men Disaster Response Team. He also served as a chaplain and a mentor for the Bay City Independent School District.
Rex was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, David and Ray Moore.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Barbara Moore of Bay City, Texas; a son and his wife, Will and Angie Moore of Austin; a daughter and son-in-law, Sarah and Clayton Ryman of Wadsworth; and two sisters, Wanda Treece and Bonnie Boyd of Savannah; and a sister-in-law, Shirley Moore of Sulphur, Louisiana. He also had one grandson, Tanner Ryman.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m., on Thursday, April 28, at First Baptist Church of Bay City with Dr. Michael Zimmerman officiating. Graveside services were under the direction of Shackelford Funeral Home in Savannah, www.shackelfordfuneraldirectors.com.
Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.taylorbros.net. Arrangements by Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City, Texas, 979-245-4613.