Life of Deacon Amos Moore lll
Deacon Amos (Bobby) Moore III lovingly known as Amos, Bobby and Moore was born March 29, 1946 in Bolingbroke, Georgia to his parents Amos Moore II and Gussie Mae Moore. He was the fifth child among eleven children.
AmosHe grew up in Forsyth, Georgia, and graduated from Hubbard High School with honors. HeAfterwards he served in the U.S. Airforce four years and completed his duty at McChord AFB. He was honorably discharged in July 1970 and remained in Tacoma, WA.
Amos worked at Kaiser Aluminum, Hygrade Food Products, worked many years as a Barber at Sam & Terry’s Barbershop and retired from Boeing as a “Jig” Builder.
Amos Moore met the love of his love, Emma Moore, in the Summer of 1969. On February 12, 1971 they were joined together in Holy Matrimony and remained married for 50 years. Moore was a devoted husband and father; married 50 years to Emma Hubbard-Moore. . They had two children: a son, Amos IV and a daughter, Jaavita, who preceded him in death. Aunessia. He was a proud grandad. He was proud of them to Quadelle, Latravion and Amos V. He attended all of their basketball and baseball games and track meets giving 100% support in whatever they were participating in. He was compassionate to anyone who was in need. This led to the Moore’s adopting Geraldine Bowers into the family. He accepted Izetta Dillingham and her children as part of his family. He was family-oriented – heand truly believed in family, and was a great example to other men. Amos was a man of integrity. He was never too busy to help family. them. He was passionate about his family, locally and afar. He Over the years Bobbie would take time to travel to visit them over the years in Georgia, Texas, Florida, California and Texas.
He enjoyed fishing especially with Tommy Davis and Vernon Foy. He and Vernon would also go hunting. As a boy and a teenager in Georgia, he would hunt in the woods of Forsyth with his dogs.
He had a talent that was exceptional – his cooking skills; whether it was gumbo, corn chowder, fried rice, teriyaki chicken, or spaghetti. Amos was well-known for his peach cobbler, strawberry Jell-O dessert, punchbowl cake and delicious pies: sweet potato, pecan, pineapple cheesecake, strawberry cheesecake and blueberry cheesecake.
At an early age Deacon Amos Moore began his relationship with the Lord at Williams Chapel AME Church in Forsyth, Georgia. After relocating to Tacoma, he renewed his relationship at Shekinah Glory under the leadership of Apostle Eugene Satterwhite. He served at Southside Temple, now Holy Ground, under the leadership of his deceased father-in-law, Bishop Willie Jackson and Bishop Curtiss Doakes in Seattle, WA.
At the time of his transition Deacon Amos Moore III was the First Gentleman at House of Prayer (HOP) for All Nations serving faithfully with his wife and Pastor, Bishop Emma Moore. He loved the Lord and was dedicated and committed to the ministry. Though some people thought he was a man of few words, that was not the case. He always had words of wisdom or an opinion to whatever situation or subject was presented to him. He was a man of integrity and was firm in what he believed. He would work behind the scenes supporting the ministry in many different ways: in his role as a Deacon; repairs to the church property; van driver; assisting in the men’s ministry; cooking; and whatever else that was needed. He did volunteer work at the Tacoma Rescue Mission. During Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays he would distribute food and gifts to those who needed it. Also, he volunteered with Habitat for Humanity building houses for those in need. He was part of the HOP McNeil Island Prison Ministry team.
On Sunday, in one of his final conversations to Emma, he was rejoicing and praising God! He repeatedly said: “God has been so good to me! God has been so good to me! Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah!” Deacon Amos (Bobby) Moore transitioned to his eternal heavenly home after a long-term illness on Sunday, August 22nd. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jaavita; parents, Amos and Gussie Mae; and two brothers: Johnny and Willie Moore.
He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Bishop Emma Moore; son, Amos IV; adopted daughter, Geraldine Bowers; and five grandchildren: Quadelle and Latravion Satterwhite; Amos V, LaMondtra and Emmanuel Atkinson; extended grandchildren: Jmel’ Williams, Zamar Smith; (Bishop, Zamar Jr. and Zaheem); DaejhaNai Hare, London Hare, Eunissa Satterwhite and Shanice Foy; five sisters: Gladys Montford, Sally Threat (Curtiss), Cherrie Hart (Tommy), Leticia Fields (Albert), and Mattie Johnson (Charles); three brothers: Charles Moore (Barbara), David Moore (Alice), and Joe Moore (Shirley); sister-in-laws: Venessa Jackson-Davis (Tommy Sr,) and Dorcas Sumler; brother-in-laws: James Hubbard and Vernon Foy (Norma); precious loving friend and caregiver, Cynthia Dawkins: special daughter, Minister Izetta Dillingham, God Daughters Shawana Finkley and Ravae Northrup. Daughters and children, and a host of other relatives and friends and House of Prayer for All Nations Ministries Church Family, and his precious beloved Grand-dogs: Quincy, Prada, and Peanut.
Viewing at House of Prayer, 4802 E. McKinley Avenue, Tacoma, WA, Thursday, September 2, 4pm to 7pm. Funeral Services: Saturday, September 4, 2021, 10:00am at Shiloh Baptist Church, 1211 So. I Street, Tacoma, WA.