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William Jennings "Bill" Moye

September 14, 1942 — June 8, 2023

William Jennings Moye
William “Bill” Jennings Moye, 80, of Beaumont, Texas passed away on June 8, 2023, in Beaumont, Texas.

Graveside services will be 2:00pm, Monday, June 12, 2023, at Redman Cemetery in DeQueen, Arkansas.

Visitation will be from 3:00pm to 6:00pm Sunday, June 11, 2023, at Claybar Kelley-Watkins Funeral Home in Beaumont, Texas.

Born in Beaumont, Texas, on September 14, 1942, he was the son of Tryian Moye and Sybil Moye. Bill had tremendous intellect and excelled at everything he set his mind to. He lived a very full life being an adult scout leader for decades, achieving Vigil member of the Order of the Arrow. He was a very active member of ATPE being local president, state committee, and board of directors. Bill was very active in his church and taught many Sunday school lessons. Bill had a love for old country music, and had a great sense of humor able to fill the whole room with laugher. One of Bills biggest hobbies was being apart of Historical battle reenactments. Bill was kind and always willing to help those in need. He was a loving father and grandfather, and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him during his journey through life.

He is preceded in death by his parents Tryian Adkisson Moye and Sybil Moye

He is survived by his wife of 56 years Melinda Moye, of Beaumont, Texas; children Wendy Moye McCaughn and partner Gerardo Tito Gonzalez, Will Moye and wife Donna and grandchild Harrison Moye, and Nathan Moye and wife Katie; and other family members.

The Moye family requested that the family spend time with each other and sharing the memories of Bill Moye. In lieu of flowers please donate to Altus hospice at
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, June 11, 2023

3:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Claybar Kelley-Watkins Funeral Home

1155 North 11th Street, Beaumont, TX 77702

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Graveside Service

Monday, June 12, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

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