William T. "Tom" Moore, a retired Maryland-Virginia Milk Producers field inspector, died May 16 from prostate cancer at Senator Bob Hooper House in Forest Hill. He was 82.
The son of Harry Chambers Moore, a farmer, and Margaret Bell Moore, a teacher, William Thomas Moore was born in Lexington, Va., and raised on the family farm.
After graduating from Fairfield High School in 1953, he obtained a bachelor's degree in dairy science in 1957 from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Va.
In 1958 Mr. Moore, who was known as "Tom," joined the Maryland-Cooperative Milk Producers, where he worked as a field inspector until retiring...