Chester Wynn Moore, Sr., 71, of Orange, went to be with his Lord Dec. 27.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 31, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange with Pastor Daniel Rose of Community Church officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Orange.

Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 30, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Orange Oct. 3, 1943, Chester was the son of George Moore and Hazel Ruth Hogan Moore. Chester worked as a Millwright for the Local Millwright 2484. He was an active member of Community Church in Orange where he served as an usher. Chester was a proud follower of Jesus Christ. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and between 1982 and 1989, he also coached and served as a board member for Wesco Little League. His family was the most important thing to him. He was a great supporter of his sons’ endeavors and was so proud of what they had accomplished. His grandchildren were the light of his life and he loved spending time with them.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, George Allen Moore and Jackie Lee Moore.

He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Gloria Moore of Orange; sons, Chester Moore, Jr. and wife, Lisa, Lewis Hogan and wife, Dominique and Chris Villadsen all of Orange; grandchildren, Faith Angelica Moore, Olivia Hogan, and Dalton Hogan; sister, Ann Marze of Mauriceville; brother, Billy Ray Moore and wife, Pauline of Orange; nephew, Frank Moore; niece Tammy Cambell and numerous more nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers will be Rob Ellis, Patrick Trumble, Todd Sonnier, Frank Moore, Rodney Clark, and Dean Dyson. Honorary pallbearers are Jerrel Huff, Todd Jurasek and Eric Swanson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Children’s Kingdom Ministries, 101 Broad Street, Orange, Texas 77630.