Knoxville – Robert Saylor Moore, Sr., MD, beloved husband, father, grandfather, wonderful grandfather, and physician, died July 13, 2021 surrounded by his youngsters. He lived his full everyday living in the 37919 zip code with only a few exceptions. Initially, he attended summer months university in Cookeville, Tennessee at Tennessee Tech. There he met a wisp of a girl with a film star smile named Doris Jean Fraser. They married a yr afterwards whilst he was in medical school in Memphis. He also lived in Atlanta, Georgia when functioning towards certification by the American Board of Radiology. The Moore household settled in Knoxville, and Dr. Moore devoted a long time of care to individuals in his function with Fort Sanders Radiology and Vista Radiology. As an specific with deep attachments to personalized and regional record, training at Fort Sanders Regional Healthcare facility was specifically gratifying to him. His little ones mourn the decline of a father who was never way too fatigued or fast paced to welcome each with a smile, and who knew and beloved them so deeply that he built every single come to feel like his beloved.
Robert was born at what was then Fort Sanders Hospital to Elizabeth Saylor Moore and John David Moore, Sr., MD, and attended Sequoyah Elementary, Tyson Junior High and West High educational institutions. He fashioned lifelong friendships at school and with fellow Boy Scouts. He graduated from the College of Tennessee wherever he was active in Phi Gamma Delta, and then from the University of Tennessee Faculty of Drugs.
Robert beloved to journey, specially on any type of water and in all sorts of crafts. He did so all through his existence, initially in the firm of his dad and mom, siblings, and university close friends. Later, he did so with his spouse, kids, and other partners. He experienced adventures on every single continent, together with Antarctica, and he was usually completely ready to try (not always like!) meals that were new to him.
In addition to vacation, Robert cherished to treatment for points and for individuals. He delighted in correcting broken or worn-out components and adhering to frequent maintenance schedules. If he could do so although sending a cherished one particular off on a trip (or superior) welcoming them home, he was even happier. And, although he did, he would invariably share some tidbit of facts gleaned from a lifestyle fueled by curiosity. His powers of remember were prodigious, whether for the faces of individuals he satisfied or for the vast-ranging knowledge he gathered.
Robert shown his deep ability for constancy, steadfastness, and faithfulness most plainly in his gentle, meticulous, and basically spherical-the-clock care for his beloved wife of 62 several years, Doris Jean, who was beset by dementia various yrs ago.
In addition to Doris Jean, Robert is survived by his sister Dorothy Hyder, young children, Shari Dorman (Marshall), Robert Moore, Jr. (Ann Sartwell), and Laura McBrayer (Brett) grandchildren Hali Moreno (Ben), Clayton, Maloy and Sofi Dorman, Dora Siebold (Logan), Rebekah, James, John and Luke McBrayer and fantastic grandchildren Evie Moreno and Saylor Siebold. He was preceded in death by beloved grandchildren Elizabeth McBrayer and Matthew Moore, sister Marion McCroskey, brother John D. Moore, Jr., and his mothers and fathers.
A funeral services will be held on July 21 at Central United Methodist Church, 201 E. Third Avenue, the community where Robert began and finished his earthly journey as a disciple of Christ. In lieu of bouquets, memorials may be directed to the Elsabet Initiative at https://www.hawassahope.org/elsabet-initiative/ or to Central United Methodist Church. The spouse and children will receive website visitors in between 5:30 and 7:00, followed by the company. Graveside support will be at Highland Memorial Cemetery, 5315 Kingston Pike, at 11:00 on July 22.
Published by Knoxville News Sentinel from Jul. 16 to Jul. 18, 2021.