Sunday, March 17th, 2019 - 01:30 PM - First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City - Oklahoma City
600 Northwest 13th Street - Oklahoma City, OK - 73103
Robert L. Moore, retired organist, choral director and composer, died March 2, 2019 at the age of 97. Born in Farmington, Missouri on May 29, 1921 to Pearl Grayson Plumb Moore and Martin T. Moore. He turned early to music and held his first church organ position at age 14. After earning a Bachelor of Music degree, he entered the U.S. Army in 1942. He served four years in England and France as a trucker in the Motor Pool of the 108th General Hospital.
On January 19, 1946 Robert married Elaine Capen of Sedalia Missouri, a college classmate. She also was an organist and choral director.
Robert then attended Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York earning a Master Degree of Music.
His parents, his half-brother William Grayson Plumb Moore, his brother Martin Luther Moore, his sister Mary Ruth Moore Gould,...