Apostle Laymon R Moore

March 30, 1955June 28, 2018

Apostle Laymon R. Moore, 63, of Davenport, passed away suddenly Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Genesis Medical Center with his loving family by his side. Funeral service will be held on Friday, July 13, 2018 at 10:30am at Community of Hope, Prince of Peace Church. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 12th from 4-8pm at Weerts Funeral Home, Jersey Ridge and Kimberly. Burial will be at the Rock Island National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Laymon’s name may be made to the Realms of Glory Ministries.

Laymon was born in 1955, to QueenEsther Moore and Arbie L. Tapscott, in Louisville, KY and moved to Columbus, OH. He graduated from Eastern High School in Kentucky. In 1975 he joined the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War. On July 1, 2006, he was united in marriage to Ethel “EFay” Bailey in California. They moved to Davenport in 2013 to start Realms of Glory Ministries, where Laymon was Senior Pastor.

He loved helping and serving others, whether through his church or just being out in the community. He had a passion for reading and collecting cars but his family came before everything.

Those left to honor Laymon’s memory are his wife EFay; his children: Lamon R. Moore, Eric Philpot, and Shavonne Caudelle-Moore; step children: Jonathan Eckley, Tennille Barras, and Jessica Cruthchfield; spiritual sons Adrian Jones and Kenneth Wilson; grandchildren: Demaria, Angleina, Juliane, Cash Lamon, Jonathan, Julian, Jaisyn, Derick, Kyra, Joseph, Rebeca, and Malachi; sisters: Nita, Lavern, and Venita; brothers Derrick Moore, Terry Moore, Danny Tapscott, and Pastor Dewayne Tapscott; a host of nieces and nephews; and the Realms of Glory Ministries family. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters: Karen and Venessa, and brothers Cardell and Lazern.


  • Arbie L Tapscott, Father
  • QueenEsther Moore, Mother
  • Ethel "EFay" Moore, Wife
  • Shavonne Caudelle-Moore, Daughter
  • Tennille (Anthony) Barras, Daughter
  • Jessica Crutchfield, Daughter
  • Laymon R Moore, Son
  • Eric Philpot, Son
  • Jonathan Eckley, Step-Son
  • Adrian (Skye) Jones, Spiritual Son
  • Kenneth Wilson, Spiritual Son
  • Nita Moore, Sister
  • LaVern Moore, Sister
  • Venita Moore, Sister
  • Karen Moore, Sister
  • Venessa Moore, Sister
  • Derrick Moore, Brother
  • Terry Moore, Brother
  • Danny Tapscott, Brother
  • Dewayne Tapscott, Brother
  • Cardell Moore, Brother
  • LaZern Moore, Brother
  • Also survived by a host of nieces and nephews and his family at Realms of Glory Ministries.

  • Realms of Glory Ministries


  • Visitation Thursday, July 12, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, July 13, 2018

Apostle Laymon R Moore

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Herb Guyer-Sharfenaker USMC

July 12, 2018

God Bless/RIP. A heartfelt Thank YOU, Laymon for your service in The United States Army, serving in Vietnam....... Interment- Rock Island National Cemetery.... Semper Fi......... Soldier.