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Gus Griffin Moore
Gus Griffin Moore, 95, of Resaca, died May 11, 2018. He was born on Oct. 20, 1922 in Waleska, Ga. to the late Tomp and Effie Cline Moore. Gus was a veteran, serving his country in the U.S. Navy. He has been a member of Shoal Creek Baptist Church in Waleska his entire life. He served as a deacon, supported his church in whatever capacity needed and would drive or fly his family to church each Sunday. Gus was known as a farmer and crop duster in Gordon County. He moved his family to Resaca in 1954 and began farming. He added land and spent his whole life on a tractor, planter, combine or in a plane working to grow crops. He operated one of the first slatted floor feed lots for cattle, had a hog operation and was recognized as an innovative farmer who did no till planting. He was a member of the Red Carpet Cattlemen Association, Georgia and American Soybean Associations, Georgia Soybean Commission and Moore’s Reunion Association.