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Who Lattie Moore
What Lattie Moore, Father of Rock-A-Billy, Dies at 85
When June 13, 2010
Where Bowling Green, KY

Lattie Harrison Moore, 85, of Scottsville, died at 11:37 a.m. June 13, 2010, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.

The Scottsville native was a Navy veteran, a former recording artist and a songwriter who was well-known as the father of rock-a-billy and was a member of the Rock-a-billy Hall of Fame.

He was a member of the Scottsville Church of God of Prophecy and BMI Writers Royalties. He was a son of the late Omer Leo Moore and Pearlie Idora Harrison Moore and the husband of the late Mildred Maxine Frost Moore.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Joy Dow and her husband, Michael; a brother, Goldie Moore; and a sister, Alice Fowler.

Funeral is at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Goad Funeral Home, with burial in Crescent Hill Cemetery. Visitation is from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and begins at 7 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to CrossWins Church.

Online condolences may be made at www.goadfh.com.

Survivors include a son, Alan Lattie Moore, of Scottsville; three daughters, Judy Hatton and her husband, Kenneth, of Mount Washington, Joan Lang and her husband, Richard, of Lexington, S.C., and Angel Jenkins and her husband, Rusty, of Tampa, Fla.; three sisters, Beulah Armour, of Indianapolis, Shirley Petty, of Scottsville, and Jimmie Nell Anderson, of Adolphus; eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

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