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Richard "Dick" Allen Moats

Richard Allen Moats, 81, resident of 74 Briarwood Rd. widower of Patricia Babcock Moats, passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2011 at his home.

Born in the Bronx, New York he was a son of the late Ellsworth Moats and Hedwig Laudin Moats.

Richard was a United States Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He and his late wife were the former owners and operators of the True Value Hardware Store in Abbeville. He will be sorely missed by his loving family and his many friends.

Survivors include a daughter, Jeri Stone and her husband, Barry, and a son, Eric Moats and his wife, Cindy, all of Abbeville, SC; a sister, Doris Bjorkman of Albuquerque, New Mexico; 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

All services will be private.

Memorials in memory of Mr. Moats may be made to the Abbeville Home Health Agency, Pickens St. Abbeville, SC 29620.



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Eric, Cindy and family. Susette and I are very sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

John Beach Jan 17 2011 12:00 AM

Eric, Cindy and Family....I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that my family will keep you and yours in our prayers.

Gail Gambrell Jan 17 2011 12:00 AM

We're so sorry to hear about your dad. You'll continue to be in our thoughts. See you soon.

Kin and Mandy Chandler Jan 17 2011 12:00 AM

I had known Mr. Moats for a long time but did enjoy each time I got to see him. Eric and family, please know you are in my prayers.

Jennifer Erwin Jan 16 2011 12:00 AM

Jeri,Barry,Eric,Cindy and families we are sorry to hear of your loss. If there is anything we can do please let us know. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family.

Mike & Vickie Graham Jan 16 2011 12:00 AM

Dear Jeri, Barry, Morgan, and JR: So sorry for your loss. thinking of you during this time.

Allyson Sumner Smith Jan 16 2011 12:00 AM

Eric,Jeri, and family, So Sorry for your loss you are in my thought and prayers. My God hold you in the palm of his hands.

Ree Ree Ashley Jan 16 2011 12:00 AM

You are in our thoughts and prayers!

Ken & Stephanie Carwile Jan 16 2011 12:00 AM

Jeri, Eric and family, Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time of loss. I pray that God will give you peace and comfort in the days to come.

Miriam Clinkscales Jan 15 2011 12:00 AM

Dear Jeri, Eric & Family, Please know how sorry we are to hear of Dick's passing. He was a guy of great humor and love of family. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Jim White Jan 15 2011 12:00 AM

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