Ted Moore Obituary, Death – On November 18, 2022, at the age of 90, he passed away after a valiant battle against melanoma, which he fought at home in peace. He was born on the 30th of December, 1931 in Gastonia, North Carolina, to the late Ernest Moore and Roby Moore, and he had his elementary and secondary education there. Ted received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University in 1954 and continued his education by completing one year of graduate work at Duke Divinity School. After that, he went on to acquire a Master of Social Service degree from Boston College, an Executive Management Program certificate from Harvard Business School, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Miami.
He is survived by his wife, Karen B. Moore; his children Katherine (Michael) Moore-Mueller, Eric Moore, Leslie (Robert) Mooney, Marcus (Tracy) Buckman, and Robert Buckman; his grandchildren Adam (Jaci) Moore, Taryn (Aaron) Baek, Erica Moore, Joshua Moore, Bob Mooney, Jackie Mooney, Samantha (Greg) Rowley, Shelby Buckman, and Sydney Buckman; and a beautiful The deaths of Ted Moore’s parents, Ernest and Roby Moore, as well as his brothers, Eddie and Thomas Moore, came before Ted’s own.
Before beginning his career in the private sector, Ted served in the Army as a first lieutenant. In the year 1959, he dealt with troubled teenagers in New Orleans. He retired from the Southeastern United Way in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after serving as Executive Director of the United Way in Richmond, Virginia, Reading, Pennsylvania, Wilmington, Delaware, and Rochester, New York for a combined total of 34 years.
Ted was a very involved person, serving in several civic and business organizations throughout his life. His entire life has been one of leadership and participation in active endeavors. Ted was recognized for his contributions to the community and his leadership by the mayors of Reading, Pennsylvania and Rochester, New York, and they presented him with citations. Ted was a member of various National Committees for the United Way of America, taught at the National Academy of Voluntarism, and chaired the National Issues and Market Research Committee for a number of years. Ted is also an instructor at the National Academy of Voluntarism.
He was well-known and well regarded across the nation for the creative solutions to community issues that he developed as well as for his successful fundraising efforts. In addition, Ted had a board position at Keuka College and was a member of the Board of Overseers for the School of Social Work at the University of Pennsylvania.