Jerry A. Moore, Jr.

Born: Wed., Jun. 12, 1918
Died: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017


Visitation

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Wed., Jan. 03, 2018
Location: Nineteenth Street Baptist Church


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Jan. 03, 2018
Location: Nineteenth Street Baptist Church


Interment Following Funeral Service

Wed., Jan. 03, 2018
Location: Lincoln Memorial Cemetery


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Reverend Jerry A. Moore, Jr. unafraid and confident in his future, slipped peacefully into glory. He was the beloved husband of the late Dr. Ettyce H. Moore; father of Jerry A. Moore III (Cynthia) and Rev. Juran D. Moore, Sr. (Hazel); grandfather of Juran D. Moore, Jr., Colonel Percy Moore (USMC) (Janice) and Sydni M. Williams; great-grandfather of Sade, Jordan, Skylar, Jaden and Jason Moore.
Born in Minden, LA, to the late Reverend Jerry A. Moore, Sr. and the late Mae Dee Moore. Rev. Moore, Jr. led a long, faithful and accomplished life. He was a 1940 graduate of Morehouse College and was awarded Bachelor of Divinity and Masters of Arts degrees from Howard University.
He was called to pastor the Nineteenth Street Baptist Church in 1946 where he served as Senior Pastor until he retired in 1996. During this period he led the movement of the historical church from 19th and Eye Street NW to its current home 16th Street NW. In 1997 Rev. Moore also served as Interim Pastor of the Faith Moravian Church.
In 1974 Rev. Moore was elected as a Republican to be an at-large member of the Council of the District of Columbia. He held the position until 1985. During that service Rev. Moore chaired the Council Committee on Transportation and served on the board of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. He served in the latter position during the planning and creation of the Washington Metrorail System. Rev. Moore was also a co-founder of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO). He is the recipient of numerous honoraria and citations for religious and public service.

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KARLA FORD
   Posted Tue December 26, 2017
Our condolences are extended to The Moore Family during this time of adjustment. Our Cousin Rev. Jerry Moore Sr. baptized me at 19th Street Baptist Church many years ago. He lived an extraordinary life and served many with compassion, dedication and love. We know God has taken him into his arms where he rests peacefully.God bless you Jerry, Cynthia, Juran, Hazel and extended family. Our love and prayers: Archalene Amos Martin, Karla Ford and Famliy, James D. Martin III and family ".Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God". Sacramento, California

Renee Prewitt
   Posted Thu December 28, 2017
I read the announcement of Mr. Moore's services from COMTO National, one of the organizations he founded. I was extremely moved by Mr. Moore's vision and commitment to create an organization that would promote opportunity and diversity in the transportation industry. If it had not been for him, I probably would not enjoy the benefits of working in my chosen field. I am also impressed that Mr. Moore lived through so much history. I can only imagine the many changes he has seen. My condolences to his family. Please know that he touched so many lives, even those he did not know about and we are forever in his debt. May he Rest in Peace.

LM
   Posted Tue January 02, 2018
Dear family,

I'm so sorry for the loss of your beloved Jerry. May the God of all comfort give you peace during this difficult time. We look forward to seeing our dead loved ones again in the righteous paradise here on earth very soon. Acts 24:15; Psalm 37:29

Vonda Dickson
   Posted Tue January 02, 2018

CONTINUUM WREATH ON EASEL was sent by NAICU.

With heartfelt condolences for your loss. Love Your NAICU family.