American Veteran 01

Wilbur Lee Moore

January 25, 1930 ~ January 11, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Wilbur Moore Obituary

Wilbur Lee Moore “PePaw”, age 92, died at the Siler City Center in Siler City, NC on January 11, 2023. Wilbur was born in Chatham County on January 25, 1930, to the late Edgar L. and Fannie Johnson Moore.

Surviving Wilbur, the love of his life, Brenda Ray Moore of Pittsboro, NC, two stepsons, Richard Norris (Brian Schmock) of Silk Hope, NC  and Jay Norris (Ann) of Silk Hope, NC, step granddaughter, Kayla Norris, step grandsons Justin Norris, Daniel Norris, and James Norris and four step-great grandchildren.

Wilbur, while in the Army was a cook. He helped organize, create, and establish the first rescue squad in Pittsboro, NC. He also was a member of the Pittsboro Fire Department many years ago. Wilbur retired from UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after 32 years of service as an Electrical Supervisor in the Maintenance department.

He loved animals, especially his dog, Sheba, which preceded him in death. He and Brenda enjoyed going to Chick-Fil-A, where they ate several times a week and where they became friends with so many people and their children. They ate breakfast every Thursday with some of those friends until the pandemic hit. On Sundays, they enjoyed eating at Dry Dock.

Visitation will be Saturday, January 14, 2023, at 12-12:50PM at Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory with the Funeral Service immediately following at 1:00PM with the Rev. Dan Robinson presiding. The Burial will follow the service at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the charity of your choice in Wilbur’s memory.

Condolences may be made at

Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to serve the Moore family.


Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Wilbur Lee Moore?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Wilbur's memory.


January 14, 2023

12:00 PM to 12:50 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory
396 West Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Funeral Service
January 14, 2023

1:00 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory
396 West Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312


© 2024 Donaldson Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility