ROBY- Hue Dorsey Moore, 94, died Tuesday March 8, 2011, at his residence. 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. 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. 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. He attended the Naval Academy in Annapolis and served in the Navy during WWII. Hue was a self-employed salesman for Dal-Bam Auto Supply in Roby for 40 years and retired at the age of 80. Hue loved telling fascinating stories, working his cattle, making what he called “junk trinkets,” gardening and growing sunflowers. Hue especially loved and adored his four daughters. He was the Post Commander for the VFW #2479 in Sweetwater and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Roby.
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 “Sano” and Jerry Upshaw of Roby and Sharon “Bambi” 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.