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Homer Moore

February 17, 1947 — November 19, 2009

Homer B. "Burk" Moore Jr. (1947-2009)
Homer B. "Burk" Moore Jr., 62, of Homosassa, Fla., formerly of Ashland, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at Cancer Treatment Centers of American in Philadelphia.
He was born Feb. 17, 1947, in Ashland, the son of the late Homer B. Sr. and Martha Shephard Moore. He was retired from AK Steel as the Union Safety Director and currently employed by TIE Construction as their safety coordinator. Homer was past president of the Ashland Area Labor Council for more than 20 years, past president of the Kentucky Health and Safety Network and a recipient of Kentucky Labor Management Safety Manager of the year award. He served on numerous committees at the Kentucky Labor Cabinet in Frankfort, a former board member of the Ashland Alliance and the United Way, a U.S. Marine veteran, serving two tours of duty in Vietnam, a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Homosassa.
Survivors include his wife, Dolores Brickey Moore; a daughter, Sherri (Shawn) McKinney of South Point; a son, David (Shannon) Lewis of Townsend, Del.; three stepsons, Jeff (Jenny) Walters of Ashland, Greg (Jane) Walters of Burlington, N.C., and Joe (Leah) Walters of Kalamazoo, Mich.; two brothers, William T. "Bill" Moore of Ashland and David M. Moore of Charleston, S.C.; five grandchildren, Samantha Lewis, Katie Walters, Lindsey Walters, Grant Walters and Paige Walters; and one great-grandchild, Peyton Moore.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009, at Miller Funeral Home in Ashland by pastor Kenny Estep. Entombment will follow at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Military services will be by the Kenova American Legion Post 93.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 1331 E. Wyoming Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19124.

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