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Dr. Ray A. Moore, 83 Local Physician Dies Sunday

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Jan. 20-Dr. Ray A. Moore, Jr., 83, of Hampden-Sydney, died Sunday, January 18,2004.

He was born March 4, 1920 In Charlotte County, a son of the late Ray A. Moore, Sr. and Pauline Smith Moore. He was preceded In death by a daughter, Paula Morrison Moore Dillingham.

He attended Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg, WV, graduated from Worsham High School, Hampden-Sydney College and Medical College of Virginia.

Dr. Moore was a member, Deacon and Elder at College Presbyterian Church, past president of Farmvllle Lions Club, alumni advisor Sigma Sigma Chapter, member of Sigma Chi Fraternity, and Farmvllle YMCA. He was a Nase Award recipient, lifetime member of the Five County Fair Association and one of the original shareholders of Southslde Nursing Home, Inc.

He was a former chairman of the Prince Edward County School Board and served as a member of that board from 1961 to 1969.

Dr. Moore was a World War II Army Medical Corp veteran. He began a private practice in internal medicine and was an active staff member of Southslde Community Hospital since 1953. He was on the board of directors and attending physician at Holly Manor Nursing Home since 1968 and former president of Southslde Community Hospital staff and Fourth District Medical Society. He held memberships in Southslde Medical, Virginia Medical and American Medical Societies, American Society of Internal Medicine, Senior Medical Examiner, Federal Aviation Administration, Medical Examiner, Department of Disability Determination. He was designated Dermatologist and Pathologist at the 121st Station Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany during his Army service.

He is survived by two daughters, Margrette Macfie Moore of Richmond and Alva Moore Joyner of Windsor; three grandsons, Weyland Thomas Joyner, IV, McGregor Steele Joyner and Ray Atkinson Moore Dillingham; two sons-in-law, Weyland Thomas Joyner, III and Paul Wayne Dillingham; three brothers, Robert Patrick Moore of Richmond, John Andrew Moore of Greensboro, NC and William Alexander Moore of Woodstock.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at College Presbyterian Church, Hampden-Sydney, with interment in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the residence.

Memorial contributions may be made to College Presbyterian Church or Hampden-Sydney College.

Doyne-Burger-DavIs Funeral Home, Farmville, is in charge of arrangements.