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Pittsville Town Commission President Denver Moore Passes Away

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Denver Calvin Moore Jr. Denver Calvin Moore Jr.

PITTSVILLE, Md.- Denver Calvin Moore Jr., who served as president of the Pittsville Town Commission, passed away on Christmas Day. He was 62. 

According to this obituary, Moore was born in Gumboro, Del. and grew up in Powellville, Md. 

Moore was a member of the Maryland Municipal League for his dedicated service to the town of Pittsville for 30 years. He served as president of the town commission since 2006. He was also the president of the Pittsville Cemetery. He was also a lifetime member of the Maryland State PTA as well as a long-time member of the Pittsville Lions Club, where he served as president and treasurer several times.

He was very proud to have been instrumental in helping have the strawberry painted on the town's water tower and the upgrade to the Pittsville Park playground equipment.

Moore is survived by his childhood sweetheart and wife of 43 years, Gail A. Wilkins Moore; three children, Derrick C. Moore and his wife Jen, Erika Moore-Lecates and her husband Jim, and Carla Moore and her fiancé Cody Hunsucker; two granddaughters, Alexis M. Mason and Abigail J. Lecates; sister, Teresa Donaway; stepbrother, Roger Bryant; and several special cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by sister, Delores Merritt.

A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30 at Bounds Funeral Home on East Main Street in Salisbury where friends may call from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The Rev. Paul Sherwood and Pastor Jim Lecates will officiate. Interment will follow in Pittsville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Denver to the Pittsville Community, PO Box A, Pittsville, MD 21850, Pittsville Cemetery, PO Box 111, Pittsville, MD 21850, or Pittsville Fire Department, C/O Debbie Powell, 8292 Gumboro Rd., Pittsville, MD 21850.

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