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Jimmy Dale Moore, 80, of Benton passed away on Tuesday, July 10.Â
He was born June 4, 1932, in Benton. Jimmy Dale was a deacon, song director, Bible teacher, part-time pianist and a member for 55 years at Ridgecrest Baptist Church.Â
He was the manager of the ESSO Bulk Plant for 20 years and retired as the owner of the Bryant EXXON after 12 years.Â Jimmy Dale served as president of the Master Gardeners for two years.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Addie Moore; a sister, Rutheda Wright; and two brothers, John Lewallen Moore and Charles Comer Moore.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jean Moore of Benton; five children, Debby Shelton and husband James of Benton, Joe David Moore and wife Deborah of Cabot, Jay Kelley Moore and wife Beth of Grand Prairie, Texas, Vic Moore and wife Katherine of Benton, and Shelly Benham and husband, Kevin of Benton; sister, Pat Sims and husband, Bill of Benton; eleven grandchildren, Justin Shelton and wife Brandy, Holly Vaughn and husband Tony, Jessica Miller and husband Jaran, Sarah Warford and husband Jordan, Paige Shelton, Jacob Moore and wife Heather, Travis Moore and wife, Courtney, Natalie Moore, Jon Moore, Abby Moore and Megan Benham and five great-grandchildren, Jackson Shelton, Taylor Shelton, Kyleigh Vaughn, Jalynn Miller and Eric Moore.
Funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at Ashby Funeral Home. Burial will follow at New Rosemont Cemetery. Pallbearers are Joe David Moore, Jay Moore, Vic Moore, Jon Moore, Jacob Moore, Capt. John Travis Moore, Justin Shelton and James Shelton.
Visitation will be fr, 6- 8 p.m. Friday, July 13 at Ashby Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to CARTI or Ridgecrest Baptist Church.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.