hugh franklin mooreSACRAMENTO, Ky. – Hugh Franklin Moore, 80, of Sacramento passed away Saturday, June 14, 2014 at his residence in Sacramento, Ky. Hugh was born in Sacramento, Ky. on November 28, 1933 to Wendell Wickliffe and Elva Esteen Rickard Moore. He started school at Sacramento High School in 1941. After he graduated high school he joined the US Marine Corps. Mr. Moore worked at various jobs, the last being Peabody Coal Company at Sinclair Mines where he worked 20 years and retired. He loved his garden and peach orchard. He loved to pick and deliver his peaches, tomatoes and corn to special friends. Mr. Moore was an avid reader and loved to watch UK basketball and baseball. His passion was always Quill hunting. Early mornings you would find him with friends at Sacramento Bluejay Café. He was Poppa a short while to little Taylor Rickard.

He was preceded in death by a son, Benjamin Allen Moore on March 12, 1960 and a brother, Cary Moore of McGee, Miss.

Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Shirley Miller Gossett Moore of Sacramento; son, Ronnie Franklin Moore of Island, Ky.; daughter, Theresa Moore Corpus of Island, Ky. and her children, Stacy and Brandon Watt; daughter, Tara Moore Stewart of Shrevesport, La.; step-children he loved like his own, Belinda Ashton of Sacramento, Jennifer Gossett of Sacramento, Susie Hooker of Madisonville, Chuck Gossett of Sacramento and Kenny Gossett of Sacramento; brother, Dillas (Diann) Moore of Falkville, Ala.

He was a special Poppa to Jonathon Rickard. He loved and was loved by many special people through the years, too numerous to mention but they know who they are.

Graveside services will be on Wednesday June 18, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Poplar Grove Cemetery in Sacramento, Ky. with Rev. Jesse Johnson officiating.

Tucker Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be made at

Posted on 2/2/14

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4040

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3399

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3241

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2776

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2687

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15208

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8389

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 02, 2015 935

Frymire’s Life Accomplishments, Dedication to MCC…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 01, 2015 767

Above and Beyond: Leighann Stroud

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 492

Don't Bet on Supreme Court Overturning Marriage…

by Richard Nelson
May 02, 2015 466

Homegrown by Heroes Receives Donation from…

by Ted Sloan
May 02, 2015 425

New Mather Metals to Expand in Franklin

by Office of the Governor
May 02, 2015 423

Weeknight activities the whole family can enjoy

by SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 396

Hooked on Science - 'Kentucky Derby Balloon Race'

by Jason Lindsey
May 02, 2015 355

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 320

Conquering the clutter: Cleanliness with kids is…

by SurfKY News