Bill Text: VA SR553 | 2020 | 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Celebrating the life of Douglas Dee Moore.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2020-10-01 - Bill text as passed Senate (SR553ER) [SR553 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2020-SR553-Enrolled.html

Celebrating the life of Douglas Dee Moore.


Agreed to by the Senate, October 1, 2020


WHEREAS, Douglas Dee Moore, accomplished businessman, skilled logger, and beloved member of the Dugspur community, died on July 28, 2020; and

WHEREAS, a graduate of the SHARP Logger program at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Douglas Moore worked in the logging industry for more than a half-century; and

WHEREAS, Douglas Moore founded and operated Moore Logging and managed projects throughout the Counties of Bland, Carroll, Floyd, Giles, Grayson, Henry, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, Wythe, and other parts of Southwest Virginia; and

WHEREAS, an avid hunter, Douglas Moore was dedicated to the conservation of wildlife and preservation of hunting heritage as a member of the National Rifle Association, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and the National Wild Turkey Federation; and

WHEREAS, on November 8, 1973, Douglas Moore made history as the first person to check in a deer in the Commonwealth that was killed with a muzzleloader firearm; and

WHEREAS, a longtime competitor in street stock division races, Douglas Moore was a track champion at the Motor Mile Speedway in Pulaski County; and

WHEREAS, guided throughout his life by his deep and abiding faith, Douglas Moore enjoyed worship and fellowship with his community at Calvary Baptist Church in Dugspur, where he served as a deacon for 25 years; and

WHEREAS, later in life, Douglas Moore and his wife, Linda, proudly adopted Kayden and Riley Anderson, welcoming them into their home with great love and affection; and

WHEREAS, Douglas Moore will be dearly remembered and fondly missed by his loving wife, Linda; his children, Tammy, Tracy Dee, Teresa, Kayden, and Riley; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the Senate of Virginia hereby note with great sadness the loss of Douglas Dee Moore, a consummate logger and outdoorsman who was known by all in the Dugspur community as an honorable man of great integrity; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Douglas Dee Moore as an expression of the Senate of Virginia's respect for his memory.