James A. Moore, 73 of Timpson

James A. Moore, 73, of Timpson, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Timpson.


Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, June 15, 2018, at Windham Civic Center in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Windham Civic Center in Center with Bro. Ronnie Sowell officiating.  Interment will follow at Blair Cemetery in Timpson.


Mr. Moore was born September 28, 1944, in Rusk County, to James “Pete” Carney Moore and Jessie Fryman Moore.  He retired from The Texas Department of Public Safety.  Mr. Moore was a member of the Texas State Trooper’s Association and Good Hope Baptist Church.  His hobbies included fishing and hunting with family and being outdoors with his dogs.


He is survived by

Wife: Joyce Moore of Timpson



Christy Moore of Michigan

Jerrald Moore of Nacogdoches

Terrie Elliott and husband, James, of Center

Mary Moore and Blake Pritchard of Dallas

James M. Moore and wife, Stephanie, of Timpson



Christopher Wiggs

Kristin Moore

Hannah Hillier

Skye Hillier

Zachary Hutchins

Kailie Moore

Liza Kay

Kamryn Moore

Emilee Elliott


Great Grandchildren:

Eli Hutchins

Piper Moore

Kase Kay

Maddix Wilson

Sillow Sadler



Samantha Sammons of Timpson

Janan Ross of Center


Aunt: Joan Baldwin and husband, Mike, of Center


Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives


A host of friends


Preceded in death by

Parents: James “Pete” Carney Moore and Jessie Fryman Moore

Brother: Charles Moore

Sister: Rosalee Dempsey


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to ALS Association Texas Chapter at www.alstexas.org


Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com