Thomas “Bubba” Moorman Jr. was born in Owensboro, KY to Thomas and LeAnna Moorman on August 9th, 1925. He departed this life on November 26, 2020.
Thomas “Bubba” attended Western High School where he played football and basketball.
Thomas was united in marriage to Thelma Juanita Pruitt on July 17,1943, and to this union, they were blessed with two sons and five daughters.
Thomas joined the United States Marine Corps in December 1943. He was employed at Green River Steele Mill and retired after forty years. Thomas “Bubba” also belonged to Owensboro African American Drum/Bugle corps, and the American Legion for 38 years.
Thomas was also a member of Fourth Street Baptist Church, where he participated in the Men’s Senior Choir and the Community Mass Men’s Choir.
Thomas “Bubba” loved raising his garden and working in his yard. He was a devout family man and enjoyed every family gathering. His favorite pastime was shopping! He sure looked good in those suits! From the Hats to the Socks.
Thomas was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita; daughter, Lavern; son, Thomas III; mother, LeAnna; father, Thomas Sr.; four sisters, Lillian, Marjorie, Laura Virginia, Dorothy; and six brothers, Louie, Lucian, Jimmie, James “Beanie”, Robert and Wilbur C.
Thomas leaves to cherish his memory one son, Larry Edward Moorman; four daughters, Norma Marie Minion, Carolyn Robinson, Benita Joyce(Dudley) Miller, Jacqueline (Anthony) Dickerson; only one sister-in-law, Magalean Leachman; 19 grandchildren, and a host of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and one great-great-great- grandchild as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
The number of attending visitation and service for Thomas Moorman Jr. shall be within current health and safety directives. Family and friends shall wear appropriate personal protective masks.