John Allen Moak


John Allen Moak was born July 3, 1964 in Camden, SC, a son of Jasper English”Jack” Moak, Sr. and the late Ophelia Dowey Moak.


John Allen Moak, 50, of Lugoff, husband of Joy Talley Moak, died January 7, 2015.

Mr. Moak was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church, the Draft Horse Association, the S.C. Donkey and Mule Association, and was an avid fisherman. He was employed by FN Manufacturing.

In addition to his wife, Joy, and his father, Jack, Mr. Moak was survived by stepson, Bud Talley (DeeDee) of Lugoff; grandchildren, Ethan “Monk” Talley and Ella Grace Talley; brothers, Tommy Moak (Nita) and Jackie Moak, Jr. (Patti), both of Lugoff; father and mother-in-law, Raymond Talley, Sr. and Dorothy Talley, of Columbia; sister-in-law, Jane Peebles (Chris), brother-in-law, Ray Talley, Jr. (Cindy), both of Lugoff; nieces, Jill Moak Truesdale (Robert), Allison Moak, Kaitlin Moak, and Miranda Peebles Williams; nephew, D.J. Hudson, great-niece, Abigail Hinson, great nephews, Langston Watts and Jonathan Truesdale;

Besides his mother, he was predeceased by a niece, Jennifer Leigh Moak.

Funeral services celebrating the life of John Allen Moak, were held on Saturday, January 10, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Eric Boone and Rev. Doug Whitfield will officiate. The family received friends Friday, January 9, 2015, from 6:00-7:30 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mr. Moak’s memory to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, PO Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202 or Pine Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, 836 Pine Grove Road, Lugoff, SC 29078.

Obituary Information:

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