February 28, 2004 - Washington Post: Senegal RPCV Richard Horton Moore dies in Virginia

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Senegal RPCV Richard Horton Moore dies in Virginia



Senegal RPCV Richard Horton Moore dies in Virginia

Richard Horton Moore Technical Writer

Richard Horton Moore, 61, a technical writer with Computer Sciences Corp. in Suitland, died of cancer Jan. 30 at his home in Fredericksburg, where he had lived since 1986.

Mr. Moore worked for Computer Sciences for about three years. He was previously with Unisys Corp. for about 10 years.

He was born in Corpus Christi, Tex., and raised in Annandale. He graduated from Annandale High School in 1961.

He received an undergraduate degree from Duke University and a master's degree in English from the University of South Carolina.

He served in the Peace Corps for two years, teaching English to children in Podor, Senegal. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, he taught English and French in Fairfax County public schools.

He was a former Sunday school teacher at St. Matthias United Methodist Church in Fredericksburg; a member of Zion United Methodist Church in Spotsylvania; and author of a self-published children's book, "Sloppy," about two garbage cans that fall in love.

Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Jane Saverance Moore, and their two daughters, Amy F., and Alexis D., all of Fredericksburg; his parents, Malcolm and Louise Moore of Springfield; and two sisters, Marilyn McManis of Stafford and Kathryn Crowe of Greensboro, N.C.




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