Dr. Ralph Bentley Moore, 96
LEBANON -- A memorial service has been scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 37 Stumpy Lane, for Dr. Moore, 96, of Lebanon.
A retired physician and a former violinist with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Moore died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011 at Cedars Health Care.
Born March 21, 1915 in Richmond, IN to the late Everett R. and Edith McAdams Moore, Dr. Moore was a graduate of Madison College and Vanderbilt University. He earned his medical degree from Loma Linda University and practiced medicine in McMinnville and Woodbury.
Upon retirement, he did missionary work in many locations, including Africa.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 1 p.m. until the service.
Survivors include: his wife of 71 years Earline Thomas Moore of Lebanon; daughter Arlene (Smuts) Van Rooyen of Duarte, CA and son John Thomas (Gwen) Moore of Lebanon.
Also surviving are grandchildren Craig (Mimi) Van Rooyen, Andre (Kristin) Van Rooyen, Natasha (Alan) Latta -- all of California, Brent (Shalletta) Moore of Lebanon and Ashley (Marcel) Eisele of Australia; nine great grandchildren as well as special friends Joe and Shirley Fields.
In addition to his parents, Dr Moore is preceded in death by a sister Mary McConnico.
Arrangements by Hunter Funeral Home, Watertown.