Carroll Eugene “Coach” Moore, 77, husband of Anita Moore, passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2021, after a 20-year fight against Parkinson’s. A native of Frankfort, he was born on August 3, 1943 to the late Erman and Laura Mullins Moore. He worked for Kuhlman Electric for about 30 years, after retirement, he went to work for Frankfort Prevention Park YMCA. Eugene was the volunteer basketball coach for 20 years. He coached the first 2 teams to represent Kentucky in the AAU Boys Basketball for ages 12 and under. He was a deacon, middle school boys Sunday School teacher, and member of Evergreen Baptist Church.
Eugene loved to play center field positions in softball for “Dairy Queen Team and later for the Evergreen Church Team. He enjoyed driving his John Deere 1010 tractor. He was always plowing, mowing, or plowing snow for his neighbors. He loved camping, boating, fishing, and going on instant scenic drives in the country. Eugene served his country in the US Army during Vietnam.
Eugene graduated from Franklin County High School and went to Lee Junior College. He came from a farm life and was brought up to try to fix things himself and passed the “hard work” ethic onto his family. He had a great sense of humor and loved making people smile.
In addition to his wife of 52 years, he is survived by his sons, Timothy “Tim” Eugene (Amy Holman) Moore, Finchville, and Marc Allen (Jodi Lynn) Moore, Woodford Co.; and his grandchildren, Matthew Ray Moore, Lauren Elisabeth Moore, and Addison Mackenzie Moore.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Kenneth Moore.
Memorial service will be held at 3:00pm on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at Evergreen Baptist Church at 2698 Evergreen Rd, Frankfort.