Simon Moore Jr. 1952-2015
Simon Moore Jr. of Elizabeth, Colorado passed on March 13th, 2015 at the age of 62. Simon was born December 1st, 1952 in Kirbyville, Texas to Simon Moore Sr. and Marie Moore, a family proud of their Coushatta Indian and Irish decent. Simon’s true passion was roping but he also loved to golf, hunt, and root for his favorite football team, the LSU Tigers. Simon was also a World Series of Team Roping member, a member of the Rancheros Visitadores part of Los Paisanos camp, and the Perry Park Country Club. He spent countless hours as a volunteer for the ProRodeo Hall of Fame Board of Directors, C.A.S.A. (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children), Semper Fi Fund, Wounded Warrior, Mountain States Circuit Finals Timed Event Director, and Director of Jim R. and Bonnie White Memorial Roping to benefit Colorado High School Rodeo Association. Simon was a huge advocate for the C.A.S.A. benefit roping, auction, and kid’s fun day. He was a youth baseball coach and a very animated grandstand coach for his granddaughter’s volleyball games. Both personally and professionally he has been selfless in everything he has done, including serving for his country in the Army in 1971, always holding true to his patriotic beliefs for the country he loved. Simon was also a man of Faith, and held tightly to his precious Savior Jesus Christ.
Simon is survived by his wife Brenda Barr Moore, his daughter Kim (Kimbo) and husband Scott Bailey, his son Scott (Boo) Moore, granddaughters Aubri and Hanna Bailey, stepson Seth and wife Beth Sneller, Uncle Jimmy Moore, brothers Tony and Danny Moore, sister Sandy Moore, father-in-law Bennie Barr Sr. and wife Donna, mother-in-law Elle Barr, many cousins, nieces and nephews, and his oldest friends Andy Anderson and Johnny Manual. He was preceded in death by his father and best friend Simon Moore Sr., Uncle Dee Moore, Cousin Randy Davis, and Ma T.