Clarence Alvin Moore, 88, co-owner of Grafton Garage

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Clarence Alvin Moore
Clarence Alvin Moore

YORKTOWN – Clarence Alvin Moore, Fondly known as “Bubs” passed away on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 at the York Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center in Yorktown.

Born on Feb. 6, 1928 in Grafton, VA. He was a life-long resident of York County.

Bubs was preceded in rest by his loving wife of 62 years, Dorothy S. Moore on April 1, 2014, his mother, Mary Moore and his father Clarence “Shack” Moore.

He leaves to cherish his memories his sister, Gladys Johnson of Newport News, VA. Bubs also leaves two nieces, Pam Truston and her husband, Doug of Yorktown and Debbie White and her husband, Larry and Debbie’s children, Stephanie Nagy Brown and Bradley Nagy. Bubs also leaves many friends to cherish his memories. He loved all people unconditionally.

He was kind, considerate, warm, friendly and happy. Bubs hugged and kissed all females he met and those he knew. He was president and part owner of Grafton Garage in Grafton, VA. He had many devoted customers and was always willing to help anyone who crossed his path. It was not unusual for him to go out of his way, day or night, to help a stranded friend. In fact, it was a regular practice for him. He treated people with the same courtesy and kindness that he would want for his family. Bubs loved life and all it had to offer. He will be deeply missed and we know he is one of God’s very special angels. Bubs was a lifetime member of the Moose Lodge 1711 in Newport News VA. After serving two years in the Army in France and Germany he returned to York County, his wife, family and work at Grafton Garage and many friends.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 in Providence United Methodist Church 113 Dare Road, Grafton,VA with Rev. C. Douglas, officiating. The family and friends will gather Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 beginning at 11 a.m. in the church. Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.

Special thanks to the kind and caring staff and employees at the York Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center In Yorktown for the exceptional care given to Bubs while he was at the facility. Mark Frusco, PA, was always willing to talk about Bubs and what was the best treatment to pursue.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Providence Methodist Church, 113 Old Dare Road, Yorktown, VA 23692 and York Fire Department, 301 Godwin Neck Road, Yorktown, VA 23696. Arrangements under the care of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA