Lonnie Keith Moore

October 14, 1959 ~ June 1, 2011

Lonnie Keith Moore, 51, passed away June 1, 2011 at his residence in Baytown, TX.

Mr. Moore was born on October 14, 1959 in Crowley, LA to Lonnie Moore and Cora Smith Moore. He grew up in Lake Charles and attended Lake Charles High School where he played the baritone saxophone in the band. In 1978, he enlisted in the United States Air Force where he was in the military police at Malmstrom AFB in Montana. Following his discharge, Mr. Moore returned home to Lake Charles and worked as a security guard at St. Patrick Hospital. He later moved to Austin, TX where he was employed in the security department at the Texas School for the Deaf. Following his retirement, Mr. Moore returned to Lake Charles for several years before recently moving to Baytown.

Those left to cherish his memories are his loving mother, Cora Mouton and stepdad, Curtis Mouton of Baytown, brother, Todd Rippeon and wife, Jacinta, nieces, Madisyn and Miranda of Sulphur and best friend and faithful companion, Pasquales, his dog. He is also survived by his loving and supportive first cousins, Georgie Welch, Linda Terrebonne, Brenda Middlebrooks, Curtis Clayton, Mark Welch and several other extended family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lonnie Moore, his paternal grandparents, Limerick and Irene Moore and his maternal grandparents, George and Pearlie Smith.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM, Saturday, June 4, 2011 at Johnson Funeral Home.

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  1. I remember with smiles Lonnie Keith Moore. He was a friend of my son, John. They played in LCHS band together. And of course, Cora, his Mom, worked at the telephone company near Mullers. It was good to read about Keith's life as we had lost touch. God Bless you and yours, Ellie Lemoine and son, John

  2. It's a sad day , we lost a Wildcat of LCHS class of 78.but remember, That whosoever believe in the Lord should not perish, but have eternal life. John 3:15

  3. Lonnie was a good friend and a true Southern gentleman. We worked with him at Texas School for the Deaf . He was always a wonderful co-worker and supervisor. We enjoyed his friendship because he was fun-loving with a sweet, gentle spirit . Heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones. Leland, Susan, Dani, Cindy

  4. We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family. May God bless you all and give you the strength you need during the difficult days ahead. Much love, James Kathleen (Brown) Hanna

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