Billy Moye '50
July 15, 2019 9:09 AM
updated: July 15, 2019 9:11 AM
Bates Cooper Sloan Funeral Home obituary
2805 S Jefferson St.
Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455
Phone: (903) 572-3621
Judge B. D. (Bill) Moye
December 02, 1929 - July 13, 2019
Honorable Judge B. D. (Bill) Moye passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 at home, surrounded by his family. He was born in Nederland, TX to Eustace & Sybil Moye on December 2, 1929. After graduating from Nederland High School at the age of 16, he hitchhiked his
way to Texas A&M College and was a member of the Corps of Cadets and lettered in swimming. He was a proud member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie class of 1950. After graduation, he met the love of his life, Sally Phillips, while teaching at the Arthur Murray School
of Dance in Dallas. They were married in 1953. He received his law degree from the University of Texas where he was also a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.
He practiced law in Pittsburg, TX with Hancock & Hancock & later was a partner with Old & Moye in Mt. Pleasant. In 1976, he was elected as District Court Judge of the 76th District of Texas. He retired in 1995. He & Sally traveled extensively during their lives
& shared a passion for horse racing, their many great friends & an avid golfer.