Joe Hicks Moore
Funeral Date: 1/24/2018

Obituary:
Joe Hicks Moore, age 72, of Hot Springs, AR, died Saturday, January 20, 2018, in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Joe was born December 21, 1945, in Wright City, OK. He is survived by his wife, Jackie Ruth Moore of Hot Springs, Arkansas; one daughter, Jo Anna McGinnis and son-in-law Timothy McGinnis both of Round Rock, Texas. A son, Jack Allen Moore of Little Rock, Arkansas; two grandsons, Timothy Connor McGinnis and Collin Joseph McGinnis both of Round Rock, Texas. He is survived by his brother, Bill Moore and wife Carolyn Moore of Corinth, Texas and a sister-in-law Linda Sue Jacks of Sherwood, Arkansas. Joe is predeceased by his father William Vasco Moore and mother Vernell Moore Lobaugh and a stepfather Haskel Lobaugh all of Ada, Oklahoma. Joe attended Ahlosa, Oklahoma primary schools and graduated from Ada High School in Ada, Oklahoma in 1963. At Ada High School, he excelled at baseball and basketball. He volunteered for the Air Force during the Vietnam conflict, serving for 4 years at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia as a parachute specialist. After his service in the Air Force, Joe married Jackie Ruth Jacks of Warren, Arkansas in 1971. Joe and Jackie celebrated their 46th. wedding anniversary last June. Joe spent his entire career working as machinist at the Red River Army Depot in Hooks, Texas. He specialized in rebuilding engines for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle and up-armored Humvees, repairing and replacing engines in tanks and vehicles used in Iraq and Afghanistan. After 34 years of service, Joe realized his lifelong dream of retirement with Jackie fishing and boating on Lake Hamilton. Graveside service was 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 24, at Union Cemetery in Rye, AR, with Rev. Richard Barley officiating. Arrangements were by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Connor McGinnis, Collin McGinnis, Tim McGinnis, Jack Moore, Al McGinnis, Kevin Moore, and Darell Moore. Honorary pallbearers were Jim Vaughn, Thomas Brown, and Bill Moore. Memorials are preferred to American Diabetes Association, www.diabetes.org

Options

Guestbook

Name: John Moseley
Message: Jackie and Family. So sorry to hear about Joe. Prayers for your family for strength to go through this.

Name: Sandra & Tommy Toole
Message: Our prayers and deepest sympathy for your loss Jackie and Family

Name: Ronnie and Barbara Higgins
Message: Our deepest condolences to the entire family, a special prayer for you, Jackie...Hugs.

Name: Shane Spencer
Message: Love & Prayers during this most difficult time.

Name: Charles Landers
Message:

Name: Larry & Robbie Reaves
Message: Thoughts and prayers Jackie for you and family. Love you!

Name: Erin, Tim, and Evan Stringfellow
Message: Sending hugs, love, and condolences to the Mcginnis and Moore Family. May you find comfort in the memories together . We love you

Name: David Grigg
Message: On behalf of the Auto Machining section at RRAD,we give our sincere condolences to Joes family. Joe was a good man and a friend.

Name: Dennis Wages
Message: Jackie, I was so sorry to read in the newspaper of you losing Joe. He was such a great guy and he and I had such a great friendship and worked together many years at RRAD. Denise and I enjoyed our visit with you both. Again I am so sorry, I have lost one of my best friends.