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Dwight William Moore

The Rev. Dwight William Moore, 78, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. A native of Rockingham County, N.C., he had been a Hampton resident since 2011. 

The Rev. Moore received a Masters of Divinity from Duke Divinity School in 1962 and served as a minister at Oakland Christian Church in Chuckatuck, Warwick United Church of Christ in Newport News, and retired from Liberty United Church of Christ in Halifax County. During his time in Halifax County, he was a member of the Halifax County Beekeepers. Currently he was a member of First United Methodist Church – Fox Hill.

A loving father and grandfather, he was preceded in death by his wife, Faye Coates Moore. Survivors include his children, Douglas W. Moore and wife Barbara of Cary, N.C. and Deborah L. Dixon and her husband, Tom, of Hampton; his siblings, Lady Dodson of Reidsville, N.C., Nellie Hayes of Pittsburgh, Pa., Dennis Moore and his wife, Doris, of Madison, N.C., Nola Holbrook and her husband, Howard, of Reidsville, and David Moore and his wife, Evelyn, of Madison; and five grandchildren, Daniel, Joshua and Sarah Moore, and DJ and Victoria Dixon.

A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at First United Methodist Church, Fox Hill by the Rev. Brian K. Sixbey. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall.

Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

Arrangements are by R. Hayden Smith Funeral Hope, Hampton.