Wayne Thomas Moore passed away surrounded by his family on January 6, 2015 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Wayne was born in San Antonio, TX on January 2, 1940 to Thomas J. and Bebe Jewell Moore. Upon graduating from Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio, he entered the US Navy and served on the USS Coral Sea. After leaving the Navy in 1962, he attended college and graduated from Texas A&M in 1966. Wayne eventually moved to Dallas and was a banker until he retired in 1990. Wayne met his wife, Nancy, through dear friends. They fell in love, and were married at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in 1987. Wayne returned to work in 1997 and owned a UPS Store for seven years then went to work for Texans Credit Union until he retired for the last time in 2007. Wayne was a member of St Luke’s Episcopal Church where he served as an usher for many years. Wayne’s strong faith, gentle spirit and endearing smile have touched many lives. His greatest joys were his family, travel and his church family.
He is survived by wife of 27 years, Nancy Russell Moore; daughter Jennifer Marie Brax and husband, Donnie; son Jeffrey Clifton Moore and wife, Robin; stepson R.E. “Trey” Russell III and wife, Jennifer; stepdaughter Melissa Russell Pendley and husband Corwyn; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 5923 Royal Lane, Dallas, TX on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. with the interment in the All Saints Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Cure SMA, 925 Busse Road, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 or www.curesma.org; to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church or to a charity of your choice.
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