Carlisle Clarke Moore, Jr. ’48

Carlisle Clarke Moore, Jr. ’48, of Rock Hill, S.C., passed away peacefully after a brief illness on July 30 with his beloved wife, Sara, and family at his side. Born in Gastonia, N.C., on Jan. 2, 1924, he was the son of the late Carlisle C. Moore, Sr. ’15 and Margaret LaFar Moore. He was also preceded in death by his brother, David LaFar Moore ’51. Carlisle was a graduate of Winthrop Training School, Davidson, and the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. A WWII veteran of the U.S. Army, Carlisle served with the 3rd Infantry Division earning recognition for bravery under fire by the awarding of the Bronze Star with V (for valor) device, the Combat Infantryman Badge, and the Croix de Guerre with Fourragère (braided rope), a high military award for bravery in combat, from the country of France. He was a certified public accountant his practice now known as Moore & Moore CPA’s. A member of Oakland Ave. Presbyterian Church, he served as a Sunday school teacher, deacon, and elder for many years; also a member of Rotary International, the organization recognized him as a Paul Harris Fellow. The South Carolina C.P.A. Association also recognized him as the recipient of the 1997 Annual Service to the Profession award. His life has touched many and his legacy will live on through all of those who knew and loved Carlisle. Survivors include his loving wife of over 50 years, Sara Graham Moore, 2116 James Ct., Rock Hill, SC 29732; his son, C. Clarke Moore III (Kathy) and his granddaughters, Evans and Logan; and his daughter, Sara Louise Moore Dunn (Al), and his grandsons, Joseph and Graham. He is also survived by his uncle, Daniel Senn LaFar, Jr. ’57; his nephew, David LaFar Moore, Jr. ’76; and his cousin, W. Marshall LaFar ’61.