Ruby Lee Moore, age 73 of Old Fort, NC passed away peacefully Sunday, October 10, 2021 at
her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Ruby was born March 18, 1948 in Buncombe County, NC to the late Ernest and Cora Lee
Reynolds Hawkins. She was a loving mother and friend. She loved canning and gardening.
Ruby loved life and especially loved her family. We will miss you mom, you will always be in our
In addition to her parents, Ruby is also preceded in death by her beloved husband of 52 years,
Charles Robert Moore.
Those left behind to cherish Ruby’s memory are four children, Gerald Moore (Rose) of Lake
Lure, NC, Steve Moore of Marion, NC, Rebecca Moore of Nebo, NC and Charlotte Moore Allen
(Kevin); one adopted daughter, Jaqueline Moore (Nick) of Taylorsville, NC; eight grandchildren;
thirteen great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Johnny Hawkins (Frances) and Mike Hawkins
(Linda) all of Old Fort, NC.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at
Westmoreland Funeral Home in Old Fort, NC. A graveside service to celebrate Ruby’s life will
be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, October 14,2021 at Bethlehem Community Cemetery.
Flowers are welcome and appreciated or those wishing to make a donation in Ruby’s memory
are asked to consider Bethlehem Community Cemetery, C/O Bob Smith, 656 Old Fort Sugar Hill
Road, Old Fort, NC 28762.
Westmoreland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Fond memories and
expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.