Born 10-31-1950 -- Died 8-6-2004
Billy Dean Moore, 53, of Koshkonong, Mo., formerly of Thayer, died Aug. 6, 2004, at Koshkonong.
Born Oct. 31, 1950, in Malvern, Ark., he was the son of James William Moore and Ermal Lorene Smith Brockett.
He was a veteran having served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
He was a devout Christian and had asked that the community of Koshkonong be thanked for their generous outpour of love and support during his time of need.
He was employed as a carpenter in the construction business.
Survivors include his significant other, Dawn Stover of the home; his mother, Ermal Brockett of Thayer; a daughter, Daphne Keeny of Doniphan, Mo., three grandchildren -- Heather Moore, Jamie Ritchey and Bethany Keeny; two brothers -- Bobby Smith of West Plains, and Roger Dale Moore and wife, Judy, of Nashville, Tenn.; and sister, Vickie Escue and husband, Paul of Green Brier, Tenn.
He was preceded in death by his father, James William Moore.
There was no service held at this time. Burial was Aug. 7 at Baxter Crematory in Mountain Home, Ark. Arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer, Mo.