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Gary “Tick” Thomas Moore, 65
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Mr. Gary “Tick” Thomas Moore, 65, of Wartburg, TN, died Thursday Aug. 20, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. 

He was born July 21, 1955, in McMinnville, was a forklift operator with Carrier Air Conditioning, and was a member of Smartt First Baptist Church. Mr. Moore was preceded in death by his parents Harold Woodlee and Betty Ruth Fish Moore, brother John Ellis Moore, and first wife Deidre Kaye Moore.

He is survived by his wife Donna Lisa Moore, brothers James A. “Jim” (Sherry) Moore and Don “Duck” (Doris) Moore, sister Carol L. Moore, sister-in-law Linda Moore, several nieces and nephews, and many family friends.

A graveside service and inurnment will be held at 2:30p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at Morrison Cemetery for immediate family members only. Bro. Jim Ramsey will officiate. The immediate family will meet at the cemetery and there will be no visitation at the funeral home. Social distancing and the usage of face masks is being requested due to COVID-19. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Aug. 26, 2020