John Kenneth Moore, 84, of Cape Carteret, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at his home.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
He was born July 31, 1935, in Greensboro, a son of the late John Andrew and Effie Ethyl Moore Kendricks. John K. Moore was proud to serve his country in the U.S. Marine Corps for 21 years. John also retired from Carteret General Hospital, now Carteret Health Care, where he served as a security guard for 20 years.
John is survived by his sons, Shawn K. Moore of Irmo, S.C., Michael A. Moore of Bear Creek and John K. Moore II of Norfolk, Va.; daughters, Melissa Moore Wellspeak of Swansboro, Johna Moore Stoneking of Virginia Beach, Va., and Erin Moore Edwards of Bogue; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Jessie Moore Causey, Laura Moore Williams, Lydia Moore Arnette and Marie Moore, all of Greensboro.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots program.
The family handled the arrangements.