Thomas J. Moore
4 Jul 1938 - 28 Sep 2018
Place of Death:
Flower Mound, TX
West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY
Tom died Friday about 5 pm
after a 19 month struggle with first colon cancer and then liver cancer.
He will be cremated and have a
Funeral service will be on Saturday,
6 October at 12:00 PM at St. Philip Catholic Church, 1897 W. Main
Street, Lewisville, TX 75067-3250.
Tom Moore's funeral is at 1000, 17 Oct, at the West Point Cemetery.
Please let our USMAPS
‘57 classmates know that Brigadier General (USNG, ret.) Thomas Joseph Moore, has
At Stewart Field,
Tom was a member of the 3rd Platoon, and one of my roommates. He entered West
Point with the Class of 1961, and graduated with the Class of 1962.
He held closely
his valiant fight against cancer.
Oh Barbara, such an incredible
loss for all of us who knew, served with, and loved Tom. He has been another
brother, a comrade in arms and a role model for me. Nothing will be the same
now. He was supposed to always be there for all of us.
My heart goes out to you
Barbara; but you should know That he never had true love and happiness until you
entered his life. He told me that.
I’ll think of Tom whenever I
hear the pipes playing.
Godspeed, Thomas Joseph Moore,
into the mighty arms of The Lord.
God be with you and the rest of
Thomas "Tom"'s Obituary
Thomas Joseph Moore was born July 4, 1938 on Corregidor in the Philippine
Islands where his Army dad was stationed. His parents, brother and two sisters
moved around a great deal, spending time in Europe, the Pacific and Texas. At
age 9, at Fort Bliss, he joined the Cub Scouts and at age 11, in Norfolk,
Virginia, he joined the Boy Scouts.
He returned to Fort Bliss and attended high school there but ultimately
graduated from Hampton High in Hampton, Virginia. After high school, he went to
college at West Point Military Academy where he graduated in 1962. He joined
Airborne Division and completed a tour in Vietnam. His military tours have
taken him to Delaware, Oklahoma, Georgia, North Carolina, Turkey and Kansas.
After his Army service he moved to California and joined the California National
Guard to work full time as a civilian. He served 20 years, retiring as a
General. He then went to work for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office.
While in California, Tom rejoined the Boy Scouts as an assistant scout master
and went to work for two civilian companies, retiring at last in 2004, when he
and his wife, Barbara moved to Flower Mound, TX. There they joined Saint Philip
the Apostle Catholic Church where he was involved in various ministries. In
2005, Tom joined the Knights of Columbus and was Rookie of the Month and in
September of 2006, he received his Fourth Degree. He also joined Boy Scout
Troop 451, first serving as Troop Chaplain and later as counselor for the Eagle
Badge. During his time in Scouting, he earned the Order of the Arrow, the Eagle
Scout Badge, the Bronze Pelican Award, the St. George Emblem, his Wood Badge
Beading and the Jerusalem Cross.
Tom is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughter’s Denise and Christine; son,
Glen; sister, Marcia; brother, Chris; two sisters-in law; 6 nephews, 4 nieces, 7
great nephews and 7 great nieces.&