Alvin “Red” Moore

Alvin “Red” B. Moore, 94, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014.

Services for Mr. Moore will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home with Rev. Vernon Carpenter officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will be received at the funeral home prior to the service on Tuesday beginning at 11 a.m.

A native of Franklin County, he was born July 6, 1919, to the late Ezra Price and Lulu Whitehead Moore. He served in the United States Army during World War II. Mr. Moore was the owner and operator of the Minute Café and a retired chef from the Department of Parks, Commonwealth of Kentucky. He was a member of VFW Post 4075 and Franklin County Senior Citizens.

Mr. Moore is survived by his daughter, Donna M. Sims; loving companion, Virginia Briscoe; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and nephew, Gary Coleman Moore.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Corine Harrod Moore; daughter, Brenda Newman Lawson; two brothers, Harmon and Florin Moore; and three sisters, Eunice Tibbetts, Corine McKendrick and Ivy Moore.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy are encouraged to Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1201 Story Avenue, Suite 200, Louisville, KY 40206 or Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home. Condolences may be shared via the online guestbook at

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