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David Moore, Sr.

December 9, 1973 — November 24, 2020

Hutto, Texas

David Christopher Moore was born December 9, 1973, in Austin, Texas to Verna Jo Wheeler and Lloyd Moore. He departed this life on November 24, 2020 surrounded by his family.

David attended New Hope Primitive Baptist Church in Austin, Texas under the leadership of Revered Foster where he was a member at a very young age. David gave his life to Christ at an early age, and often studied to learn more about faith and living.

As a child David loved to read and was shy. David was the youngest son of Ms. Verna and loved his oldest brother Bryan Wheeler. As David became older, he found friendships that most would believe were brothers, in Dexter Carter and “Petey” Don Chambers. David built lifelong friendships.

David was a proud Reagan Raider, class of ’91. David began his work in law enforcement, working at Highland Mall. After his stent with working security, David began working at Texas Department of Corrections (TDC). David worked for TDC for approximately 10 years. In 2003, he was accepted to the police academy at Texas State University. After the police academy David worked at Austin Independent School District and Austin Community College. David was excited about his new journey as a police officer in Round Rock Independent School District.

David was a hard worker and a gentle giant who loved his family and friends. David and Pam were married for 12 years but met early in life while working at HEB #13. David was married to Pamela Brown, June 11, 2008 and a family was created. David loved Pam, Dominique, Joshua, and David Jr. He was a faithful husband, dedicated father, and loving friend.

David leaves many to cherish his memory. He is survived by, his loving wife Pamela Moore (Hutto, Texas), three sons, Dominique, Joshua, and David Jr, his mother; Verna Wheeler (Austin, Texas) and brother Bryan Wheeler (San Antonio, Texas). David was proceeded in death by his mother-in-law, Viola Brown.

David is gone, but will never be forgotten by his family and friends.

He will lie in state, Saturday, December 5th from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Saint James Missionary Baptist Church. A Home-Going Celebration will follow with Reverend Doctor B.W. McClendon, Sr, presiding.  Police Honors will be rendered by Austin Community College Police Department.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

In State

Friday, December 4, 2020

12:00 - 5:00pm (Central time)

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Saturday, December 5, 2020

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

St. James Missionary Baptist Church

3417 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78721

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Home Going Celebration

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

St. James Missionary Baptist Church

3417 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78721

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