Huey Locke Moore

Posted at 11:07 AM on Nov 10, 2017


Mr. Huey Locke Moore, 82, of Statesville, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017, at the Gordon Hospice House, surrounded by family.

Mr. Moore was born in Iredell County on September 13, 1935, and was the son of the late Rex Moore and Amanda Edison Moore. He attended Cool Spring School before enlisting in the U.S. Army, where he completed his high school education. On August 5, 1960, he married Bobbie Warren Moore, and together they shared 57 years of marriage until his death.

Mr. Moore worked for 47 years as a truck driver and was recognized for having driven 3 million miles without a single accident. He was a member of New Life Community Baptist Church and was a 32nd degree Mason with the Masonic Lodge A.F. & A.M. 27.

Mr. Moore enjoyed farming and sharing the fruits of his labor with the neighbors. He was a big-hearted man and he loved kids. He was a man who made sure the kids around him did not do without. He and his wife fostered several children.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons-in-law, Richard Hartness and Michael Lloyd.

He is survived by his wife, Bobbie; two daughters, Geneda Lloyd and Sonja Hartness; along with one son, Dwayne Moore (Terrell), all of Statesville. He is also survived by one brother, Albert Moore (Pat) and their daughter, Elizabeth Moore of Mocksville; and a brother-in-law, Boyd Roberts of Statesville. A special family friend and former driving partner for 18 years, John Everhart (Saundra) of Lexington; four grandchildren, Jason Lloyd (Allyson), Adam Lloyd (Emily), Kristy Hartness (Chris), and Wayne Hartness (Ashley); and four great-grandchildren also survive.

There will be a memorial service honoring the life of Huey Moore at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625 or to the American Cancer Society of NC, 1901 Brunswick Ave., Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28207 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Online condolences can be made to the family at

Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family of Huey Moore.

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