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Curtis Cole Moore

May 5, 1946 ~ October 13, 2021 (age 75)

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Curtis Cole Moore born on May 5, 1946, departed this life on October 13, 2021. He was the son of the late Georgia Ophelia Moore Rogers.

Curtis attended the historic Stephens Lee High School.

He really enjoyed going downtown talking to people and playing his music. His loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them. Curtis faithfully fed the homeless and looked forward to going to church. He had a very kind spirit and will be greatly missed.

Left to cherish Curtis’ memory are his daughters Chanda Simpson (Tyrone), Artura Burgos, Jeana Boykins (Freddie), and Margaret Sharp, siblings James Gilbert (Tanya) of Stratford, Connecticut, Wanda Cleare and Gwendolyn Rogers both of Asheville, a host grands, great-grands, nieces, nephews, cousins and his loving aunt, Willie Mae Davidson.

Viewing will be held on Thursday, October 21st at Avery’s Memorial Chapel from 11am-5pm, and on Friday, October 22nd from 11am–7pm.



Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free

I’m following the path God laid for me.

I took his hand when I heard him call

I turned my back and left it all.

I could not stay another day

To laugh, to love, to work or play.

Tasks undone must stay that way.

I found that peace at close of day.

If my parting has left a void

Then fill it with remembered joy.

A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,

Ah yes, these things, I too, will miss.

Be not burdened with times of sorrow

I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.

My life’s been full, I’ve savored much,

Good friends, good times, a loved one’s touch.

Perhaps my time seemed all too brief,

Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief.

Lift up your hearts and share with me

God wanted me now:

He set me free.

– Maritza Santana

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October 21, 2021

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Avery's Memorial Chapel
542 Hendersonville Road
Asheville, NC 28803

October 22, 2021

11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Avery's Memorial Chapel
542 Hendersonville Road
Asheville, NC 28803

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