Bradley Allison Moore, 74, of Marianna, Pennsylvania, passed away Tuesday morning, February 23, 2016 at his home.
He was born on June 21, 1941 in Marianna, a son of the late Walter "Butch" Moore and Edith Claire Phillips Moore Shrontz.
Bradley was a retired school teacher, having taught at schools in Kentucky and Pennsylvania.
He was in the last graduating class of West Bethlehem High School (1958) in Marianna and he graduated from California University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Secondary Education.
Bradley started his teaching career at Riverside Christian Training School in Lost Creek, Kentucky, where he met his wife. They moved to Pennsylvania in 1964, where he taught at Knoxville Junior High in Pittsburgh until 1971. They returned to Kentucky, where he taught several years at Dilce Combs High School, one year at M.C. Napier High School and back at Dilce Combs until his retirement in 1995.
He was a lifelong member of Highland Brethren Church, where he served as Sunday School Superintendent. While in Kentucky, he was very active in the Krypton Brethren Church, where he taught Sunday school, led the singing and drove the church bus.
Bradley enjoyed farming, fishing, and spending time with his family.
He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Pirates fan, and was also a gun enthusiast.
He had a wonderful sense of humor and was always smiling.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-father, Samuel Shrontz, one brother Brian Moore, one granddaughter Katherine Moore, and one grandson, Samuel Moore.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Sue Howard Moore, whom he married on May 23, 1964 of Marianna, three sons, Walter "Butch" (Susan) Moore of Marianna, Larry (Melissa) Moore of Morehead and Travis (Angela) Moore of Marianna, one daughter, Valerie Moore Messer of Krypton, one grandson, Corey Messer, seven granddaughters, Abigail Moore, Allison Moore, Emily Moore, Kaycee Moore, Adelyn Barney, Kyleigh Moore and Lexi Moore, one brother, Harold Moore of Broadway, Virginia, three sisters Ellen A. Plutch of Marianna, Nadine Mitchell of Broadway, Virginia, and Juanita (Scott) Bradley of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and sister-in-law Amanda Moore of Williamsport, Maryland. Also a host of nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law in Kentucky and Indiana, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, February 27, 2016 at the Highland Brethren Church, 450 Highland Ridge Road, Marianna, PA 15345, with Rev. Gary Schneider and Rev. Paul Sluss officiating.
Burial will follow in the Highland Brethren Church Cemetery.
Visitation is from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Thursday and 2:00-4:00 P.M. and 6:00-8:00 P.M. Friday at the church
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Nichol Funeral Home in Marianna, Pennsylvania.