Death of William “Darrell” Moore

William “Darrell” Moore, 87, of Hurricane, passed away Thursday, September 26, 2013, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington.

Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m., Sunday, September 29, at Heck Funeral Home, Milton, with the Rev. Roger Adams officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Memorial Park, Milton.

He was born October 4, 1925, in Elkhurst, W.Va., a son of the late William O. and Mamie Ethel Moore. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Madeline Moore; son, David Moore; and granddaughter, Jessica Elaine Hesson.

Darrell was a Navy Frog Man, active duty and reservist, having served during WWII and Korea. He was a past Sergeant-at-Arms and Commander of VFW 9097, Hurricane and was retired from Union Carbide, South Charleston Plant. Darrell helped construct the bleachers for the football field of Hurricane High School in 1964 and loved camping and gardening.

He is survived by his children, Howard and Edna Moore, Barbara and Bill Williams, Larry and Toby Nitardy, Sheila and Randy Crace, Cathy and Rick Hesson and Mary Beth and Bill Mullins; two sisters, Willa Cloninger and Anna Jane Cretin; one brother, Don Moore; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, September 29, at Heck Funeral Home, Milton.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Kidney Fund. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The Family of Brother William Darrell Moore has requested a Masonic Funeral on Sunday September 29, 2013 at Heck’s Funeral Home , Milton, WV.
Master Masons are ask to assemble at Lebanon Lodge #68 Milton at 1:30 PM.