Shannon Barton (S. B.) Moore Jr., age 95 of Cartersville, GA passed away on Saturday, January 8, 2022. He was born in Kingston, GA on July 6, 1926 to the late Shannon Barton Moore Sr., and Alma White Moore and was raised in Pine Log, GA.
Shannon is preceded in death by his wife, Margie Moore; infant daughter, Margie Jane Moore; sisters, Mary Nally, Geraldine Vaughn, Helen Hutchins; brother, James Moore. He is survived by his son, Steve (Cathy) Moore; daughters, Judy (Don) Harris, Carol (John) Godwin; grandchildren, Jeffrey Parks, Suzanne (Chris) Smith, Lauren Godwin, Christopher Godwin, Christie (Michael) Waddell, Lindsey (Rick) Lennert; great grandchildren, Tinsley Smith, Walker Smith, Waylon Waddell; sister, Ruth Chitwood; several nieces and nephews.
S.B. joined the US Navy at age 18 and served from 1944 until 1946. He loved serving his country and telling his grandchildren of all the adventures. S.B. owned Quality Parts Company on Tennessee Street for over 50 years and loved his business and his customers. He enjoyed woodworking in his shop making furniture for his church family and friends.
A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 11:00 am on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church of Cartersville 183 W Main St., Cartersville, GA where he was a member for over 73 years, with Rev. Leigh Jones and Rev. Tim T. Boggess officiating. The interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cartersville. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm at First Presbyterian Church Cartersville.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Cartersville or St. Jude’s Children’s Research.
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to leave online condolences for the family. Owen Funeral Home 12 Collins Dr., Cartersville, GA is honored to serve the Moore family.