Bobby Duane Moore
December 16, 1944 – July 12, 2019
Bobby Duane Moore was born on December 16, 1944 in Austin, Texas to Maxie Haram and Melba Faye Philip Moore. He graduated from Travis High School and enrolled at University of Texas. Later, he worked for the Texas Highway Department drafting new roads. In 1970, Bobby opened Longhorn Carpet Distributors, and in 1975, his dad, Maxie Hiram, joined him. They won a few National Awards for most sales, two from Torkett and one from Concrest. He was proud of his heritage from Cherokee Indian and Mayflower descendants. He supported various charities such as Cal Farley’s, who provides programs to strengthen families and support the overall development of children, The National Wildlife Assoc., The Veterans of Foreign Wars, St. Labre Indian School, St. Joseph Indian School, and American Cancer Society. He loved Longhorn Sports.
He is survived by his mother, Melba Faye Philips Moore.
Thank you to: St. David’s South Austin Medical Center during Bobby’s stay, to Dr. Kevin Spenser, Dr. Richard Garza, and Dr. David Phillips for their care and support for Bobby. Very Special Friends Rudy and Sheryl Perales, Gil, Brenda and Liz Keller, and our neighbors of 40 years Jim and Nancy Corcoran.
Visitation 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home. 2620 South Congress Avenue and on Monday, July 15, 2019 9:00 am – 11:00 am.
Graveside Service 2:00 pm on Monday, July 15, 2019 at Phillips Cemetery, Dripping Springs, Texas.
- Visitation Sunday, July 14, 2019
- Visitation Monday, July 15, 2019
- Graveside Service Monday, July 15, 2019
Bobby Duane Moore
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July 15, 2019
Bobby was always so sweet and hospitable every time my sister and I went to visit Ms. Faye. He made us feel comfortable and welcomed. He was also very funny. Sure will miss him.