Zahnie Moore, 53, of Gold Beach, died Aug. 28, 2002, in Gold Beach of a heart condition.

He was born April 11, 1949, in Gold Beach to Noel and June Moore.

He grew up in Gold Beach. He attended Eugene Lane Community College.

He married Marilyn Melton in Gold Beach.

He was in the Merchant Marine. He also worked in the logging, lumber mill and insurance business, and owned a fishing boat.

He was a member of the Elks and Lions Clubs, and the Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his wife, of Gold Beach; mother of Gold Beach; daughter, Summer Moore of North Bend; son, Joseph Moore of North Bend; sisters, Cherie Moore of Grants Pass and Charmaine Smoot of Brookings; brother, Mark Moore of Brookings.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Services will be Saturday, Sept. 7, at 2 p.m. at the Pistol River Friendship Hall. Dewey Powers officiating.

Arrangements under the direction of Little Funeral Directors.