James Lester Moore Sr., 75, of Sunrise, Fla., passed away on July 22, 2022, at Westside Regional Hospital.

He was born on Jan. 10, 1947, in Glasgow. He was the oldest son of John Jasper Moore and Ruby Moore. He graduated from Lylburn Downing High School and Bluefield State College with a degree in business administration.

James served in the U.S. Army. Upon completion of his military service, James worked as a programmer and database analyst for numerous companies that included Burlington Industries, Xerox Corporation, Philip Morris and American Express. He retired from the Federal Reserve in 2014. James enjoyed fishing, golfing and visiting the casino in his free time.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his wife, Michele Moore, and his sister, Mary Moore.

He leaves to cherish his memory his sons, James Jr. (Carla) Moore of Fayetteville, N.C., Aaron (Kaye) Moore of New Port Richey, Fla., and Joseph Moore of Lehigh, Fla., and stepdaughter Nicole Storey of Sunrise, Fla.; his brothers Isaac (Lolita) of Staunton and Earl (Eloise) of Charlottesville; sister Courtney Moore of Roanoke; his grandchildren Desiree, Kaleb, Desire, Kaliyah, Roman and Brooklyn, as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family will receive friends at Harrison Funeral Home on Friday, Aug. 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 13, at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Glasgow.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory. N-G

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