Alfred Wallace Moore
1915 - 2007
Alfred Wallace Moore, 91, a pioneer in the local rental industry, peacefully
passed away Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, at his Arlington home with his family at his
Memorial service: 2 p.m. Sunday in Moore Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation: 6 to
8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Mr. Moore was born in Hopewell Junction, N.Y., on July 24, 1915. He married
his wife, Violet, in 1938. Al relocated his family to Texas with Vought
Aeronautics in 1948. He and his sons were actively involved in Boy Scout
Troop 68, where he contributed his time and effort making awards for the
District Jamborees. In 1959, while he still worked at Vought, he and his
wife started what became Moore Rental Service in Arlington. Al was a
founding member and pioneer of Southwest Rental Association, which later
became the Texas Rental Association. He retired from the rental business in
1975 to travel the United States in his motor home with his wife and close
friends of the Good Sam's Club. Preceding him in death were his wife of 57
years, Violet, and his grandson, William Cross.
Survivors: His loving daughter, Barbara Cross and husband, Cliff; devoted
sons, Robert Moore and wife, Lynn, and Tom Moore; his nine grandchildren;
and 13 great-grandchildren.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.