He was born January 6, 1943, in Hornell, New York to the late Harold and Eileen Pearl Boyd Moore. Robert graduated in 1960 from the University of Connecticut as a certified welder. After working as a welder for several years Robert returned to the University of Connecticut where he graduated in 1970 from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources as a farrier. He relocated to Gassville from Hornell, New York in 1981 continuing his work as a farrier for Cox Western World and then Trimble Stables. Robert worked as a farrier for over 40 years. He loved making horseshoe art, building smokers and grills and barbecuing for family and friends. Robert was a friend of Bill W for over 31 years. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son Robert George Moore, Jr.
Survivors include his fiancé, Suzie Worsley of Whiteville; his daughter, Amy Beatty of Mountain Home; a brother, John Moore of Wyoming; three grandchildren, Damon, Kiley and Allie Berry, all of Mountain Home and two nephews, Brian and Chris Moore, both of Montana.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 25, 2012, at the Bar None Cowboy Church, 44 Arrowleaf Lane (County Road 15) in Midway with Bro. Terry Ott officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.
The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.conner-hankinsfuneralhome.com.