Herbert Henry Moorer, 104, passed away March 3, 2021, at the William F Green Veterans Home in Bay Minette. He was a native of Silver Cross, Alabama and a resident of Mobile, Alabama. Herbert was a graduate of Leroy High School. After graduating, he helped his mother with the family business before moving to Mobile. He was employed with the US Army Air Force during World War II, where he was stationed in the Philippines toward the end of the war. After returning from the war he worked at Brookley Air Force Base as an airplane engine mechanic until his retirement in 1967. Herbert married Verbie Elizabeth Gorum on September 20, 1952. They were married for 15 years until her sudden passing in 1967. He loved to be outdoors. When you stopped by his home, you would always find him outside mowing the grass, working on something, or just sitting in his swing singing. Herbert is a member of Government Street Baptist Church in Mobile, AL.
Nieces: LeVeda Irwin (Jack), Mary Ann Pearson, Rita Humphrey
Nephews: Melvin (Bud) Moorer, Donald Moorer (Jeannette), James R Moorer (Betty)
Preceded in Death By:
Parents: Samuel Flozell Moorer, Mary Stewart Moorer Roberts
Wife: Verbie Elizabeth Moorer
Brothers: John N Moorer, Willie Curtis (Red) Moorer, Wilson Moorer, Audrey E Moorer
Sisters: Flossie Smith Kohen, Ada L Stanley
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Judes Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 50, Memphis, Tennessee 38101-9929
A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 12:00 PM at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, County Road 31, Frankville, Alabama. Brother Bob Dean will be officiating with St. Stephens Funeral Home directing.
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