MICHAEL "MIKE" WILLIAM MOORE, age 71 of Athens, Tn. passed away Friday, October 14, 2022, in Maggie Valley, North Carolina. He was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, Tenn. a son of the late Hubert and Mable Ann Johnson Moore and preceded in death by infant daughter: Mable a Moore two brothers: Donnie Moore, Cletus "Moose" Moore and Buster Moore. He was owner and operator of H Bar M Rodeo of which organized rodeos in the southeast and was a livestock hauler, farrier, and horse auction owner. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army.
Survivors: Daughter: Mochelle Moore of Decatur, Tenn., Son-in-law: Richard Mathews Granddaughter: Sadi Moore, Grandson One: Bryan (Nicole) Powers, Grandson Two: Bryson Garrett (Devin) Clark, Grandson Three: Logan Bryson, Grandson Johnny Be Good: Jon Mathews, Granddaughter Red: Mechelle Howard, Granddaughter: Scarlett Sneed, Five Great Grandchildren: Cowgirl Willow Moore, Brantley Powers, Netty Garrett, Ayva Miller, and Adeline Miller several nieces nephews.
Graveside services 11:00 A.M. Wednesday in Sullins Cemetery with officiating. Active pallbearers will be Bryan Powers, Bryson Garrett, Logan Bryson, Joe Ben Sneed, Jon Mathews, and Andy Martin. The family will receive friends from 5-7 Tuesday in the funeral home. Honorary pallbearers Bobby Watson and Rick Rollins, Condolences may be sent to www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Michael-Moore Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn., in charge of arrangements.