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ROBY- Hue Dorsey Moore, 94, died Tuesday March 8, 2011, at his residence.Â Services will be at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 13, 2011, at the First Baptist Church of Roby with burial to follow at Roby Cemetery under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home.Â Visitation will be Saturday from 5-6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Born Dec. 18, 1916, in Roby, TX, Hue was a son of the late Charles Humphrey and Emma Lee (Stuart) Moore.Â Aside from living in Alaska from 1939-1941, Hue was a life-long resident of Roby and married Daphene (Kinser) on Nov. 6, 1941, in Roby.Â He attended the Naval Academy in Annapolis and served in the Navy during WWII.Â Hue was a self-employed salesman for Dal-Bam Auto Supply in Roby for 40 years and retired at the age of 80.Â Hue loved telling fascinating stories, working his cattle, making what he called â€śjunk trinkets,â€ť gardening and growing sunflowers.Â Hue especially loved and adored his four daughters.Â He was the Post Commander for the VFW #2479 in Sweetwater and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Roby.Â
He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, J.P. Moore; three sisters, Ruth Weaver, Jo Fields and Emma Sue Moore; and one son-in-law, Glen Murchison.
Hue is survived by his wife, Daphene; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Mickey Murchison of Thorndale, TX, Huelane and Roland Ray of Roby, Sandra â€śSanoâ€ť and Jerry Upshaw of Roby and Sharon â€śBambiâ€ť and Vollie Shipp of Fluvanna,TX; five brothers and four sisters-in-law, Neil and Darlene Moore, Kenneth Moore, Kyle and Rose Moore, Wayne and Reba Moore and Raymond and Carlene Moore; 16 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.