Franklin H. Moore Jr., 87, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away February 10, 2018 in Eldercare of Ripley.

He was born July 22, 1930, in Haywood, WV, a son of the late Harry Franklin and Ann (Kyle) Moore. In addition to his parents he was preceded by his wife Virginia Rose (Shingleton) Meadows Moore; brother, Robert Moore; sisters Mamie Thompson and Betty Hull.

He was a former employee of Consolidated Coal, Shinnston, WV and was retired from Ravenswood Aluminum as an inspector. He was a member of the United Steelworkers Union # 5668 Ravenswood, WV. He attended the First Baptist Church, Ravenswood, WV, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He and his wife belonged to the Jackson County Democrat committee.

Survivors include his children, Larry (Linda) Moore of Shinnston and Diana (Danny) Benson of Washington, WV, Carolyn (Lee) Randolph and Lou Ann (Randy) Hinkle both of Ravenswood; 8 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild and a host of nieces and nephews.

Service will be Wednesday ~ 1 p.m. February 14, 2018, at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV, with Pastor Bill Stewart officiating. Entombment will follow in Jackson County Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Cottageville, WV. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations are preferred to the First Baptist Church, 215 Ann Street, Ravenswood, WV 26164, Saturday Food Pantry.

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