Milton Manning Moore, Jr., 78 years old, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2019 at McLeod Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Moore was born July 12, 1941 in Richmond County, N.C., to the late Milton M. and Lois Bowman Moore, Sr. Mr. Moore was a 1959 graduate of Bennettsville High School and a 1963 graduate of St. Andrews Presbyterian College. He went on to graduate from John Marshall Law School in Atlanta, GA., with honors, in 1967, and upon his successful completion of the Georgia Bar Exam he was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia. He first practiced law with Hansell, Post, Brandon and Dorsey, a sixty-member law firm in Atlanta that was the state’s largest law firm. He worked in the real property law section of the firm and closed commercial and residential sales and mortgage loans. He was an approved attorney for L.T.I.C. and all major title insurance companies and certified policy writing title insurance agent. He later moved back to Bennettsville and was admitted to the S.C. Bar after passing the S.C. Bar Exam. He had been engaged in the general practice of law for the past 25 years in Bennettsville. His main area of concentration was in the field of tort law with plaintiff representation in personal injury and wrongful death cases. He also did criminal work in both the state courts and federal court. Mr. Moore was also engaged in banking and finance law and formerly served as general counsel for Carolina First Bank in McColl. He was also appointed a special referee for Marlboro County by the Fourth Circuit Court of Common Pleas. He was a former elected member and Vice-Chairman of Marlboro County Council for six years. 1983-1989.
Mr. Moore leaves behind to cherish his memory: sister, Elizabeth B. Moore of Charlotte, NC.; nephew, C. Todd Horne of Tucson, AZ; cousin, Bill Terry of Richmond County, NC; great nieces and nephews, Elec Horne, Clara Horne, Emma Horne, and Joseph Horne.
He is preceded in death by his parents listed above.
A graveside service will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at McCall Cemetery in Bennettsville, officiated by Rev. Dr. Scott Andrews.
Friends will be received immediately following the service at the cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.bfhbennettsville.com
Burroughs Funeral Home in honored to serve the Moore family.