James A. Moore
January 14, 1943 – December 15, 2018
James A. Moore (Jim) of Big Canoe died with his family by his side on Saturday, Dec. 15, after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease.
Moore was born in Memphis, Tenn. on January 14, 1943. He spent summers as a Boy Scout camper and counselor at Old Kia Kima in Hardy, Ark. and earned his Eagle Scout before graduating from South Side High School in 1961. He married his high school sweetheart, Bonnie Cole, December 14, 1963. Moore earned his bachelor's degree from Memphis State University in 1965 and continued working toward a graduate degree. He retired from Sanofi-Aventis in 2002 after a 36-year career in the pharmaceutical industry. Jim and Bonnie moved to Big Canoe in 2003 where he loved to hike and watch sunsets with his beloved wife of 55 years.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie; daughter Ashley Moore Cromwell (Craig); grandchildren James and Amelia Clark, and Tyler, Kate, and Grant Cromwell of Cumming, Ga.; daughter Alyson Moore Ebaugh (Nevin); grandchildren Charlie, Michael, and Russ Ebaugh of Boone and Charlotte, N.C.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. at The Big Canoe Chapel Thursday, Dec. 20.