A native of Gwinnett County, Eron Moore, Jr. was born in Dacula, GA on August 29, 1937 to the late Mrs. Leila Bell Hall Moore and Mr. Eron Moore, Sr. as the eldest of eight children.
After graduating from Hooper-Renwick High School in Lawrenceville, GA, Eron went to work for Baggett Oil Company and later after that General Motors Corporation, where he worked for 30 years until retiring. Currently, he works for the Gwinnett County Public School System. Eron married his wife, Robbie Susan Teasley on Christmas of 1962, and they remained happily married until her death in July 2008.
In 2011, Moore Middle School was created and named in honor of Eron’s late wife, Robbie, in recognition of her various community achievements and efforts in helping to make the Gwinnett County school system a great place to learn for all children. The school, located in Lawrenceville, was constructed on the land on which Eron and his siblings were raised.
Eron has been a member of Christ the King Baptist Church at Appalachee in Dacula, GA for over 60 years. There, he has served as Church Secretary, Trustee, Sunday School Teacher and Vice President of the Usher Board. He has been a member of the Masonics, a founding member of the Gwinnett County UNCF Committee, the NAACP, Central Gwinnett High School LSAC, the GCPS Human Relations Committee, and a founding member of the United Ebony Society of Gwinnett County, Inc. servings as President and Vice-President at various times.
He currently serves as Chairman of the City of Lawrenceville Zoning Board of Appeals, where in 1981 he was the first African-American to serve on that board. He is also the first African-American appointed to a county decision making board as a Planning Commissioner for Gwinnett County in 1990. He also is currently a Gwinnett County Jury Commissioner.
In 1984, he became a founding member of the Gwinnett County Girls Club, which was merged with the Boys Club of America in 1990 to become the Boys and Girls Club of America, where he has served as Secretary and on various committees until the present.
He has been recognized and awarded for loyal service and accomplishment by a number of organizations including the Assembly of Baha’is of North Gwinnett, the NAACP, the UNCF, and the Boys & Girls Club of America. In 2007, he was named as one of Gwinnett Magazine’s “People to Know”. But, his proudest accomplishment is his family, including his two sons, and three grandsons.