James “Michael” Moore, 32, of Rogers, Arkansas died Tuesday, March 12, 2013 in Rogers. He was born January 9, 1981 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Larry Keith Moore and Katherine Grego Moore.
Michael attended Subiaco Academy in Subiaco, Arkansas and graduated from Durant High School in 1999. He attended Southeastern Oklahoma State University, where he was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
He was the general manager of Applebee’s in Rogers, Arkansas. Michael enjoyed all sports, especially rugby and football. He loved coaching his son’s baseball team.He was passionate about his children, was sensitive, intuitive and the best father any children could have been blessed to call their own.
Michael is survived by his wife, Megan Moore; two children, Tyler and Sophia; father, Larry Moore and wife, Amelia; mother, Katherine Moore and husband, Shawn; four sisters, Theresa Welch, Rebecca Howe, Christine Dodds, Alison Fonseca; one brother, Jonathan Moore; one niece, three nephews, numerous family members, friends, and teammates.
Funeral services were held on March 15, 2013 at New Hope Assembly of God in Rogers, Arkansas with Father Jim Blagg officiating. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. William’s Catholic Church in Durant at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 23, 2013.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Moore Children Education Fund at First United Bank in Durant or at any Arvest Bank location to help fulfill Michael’s dream of a college education for Tyler and Sophia.