Richard Moore

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 2, 2009

Richard L. Moore 84, of Lake Charles, died Tuesday, June 30, 2009 in a local hospital. Mr. Moore was born and raised in Leesville. He lived most of his life in the Lake Charles area. He worked at Cities Service and Cit-Con for 50 years.
Mr. Moore proudly served in the United States Army during World War II and was awarded two purple hearts. He was also a 32nd degree Mason.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Gladys Moore; one brother, Randolph Moore; and
grandson, Dr. Eric D. Moore.
Leaving to cherish his memory are his wife of 62 years, Ophia M. Moore; one son, Richard D. Moore and wife Debbie of Plano, Texas; and one granddaughter, Lindsay Minier and husband Paul of Richmond,
Visitation will be on Thursday, July 2 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Hixson Funeral Home in Leesville. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at Hixson Funeral Home of Leesville. Minister will be the Rev. Edgar Evans.
Burial will be in the Leesville Cemetery under the direction of Hixson Funeral Home of Leesville. Words of comfort to the family may be expressed at or