Layfayette “Tres” William Moore, III was born on Thursday, February 11, 1971, in Falfurrias. He passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021. Parents are L. W. Moore, Jr. and Texas Williams Moore.

Survivors are Marnie Rayes of Tilden, his mother Texas Moore, brother Ross Moore and wife Chrissy, sons Mason Moore and Logan Moore, daughter Makenzie Greenwood, aunts Dallas Newell and husband Tom, Shianne Ferrell and husband Bruce. He is also survived by great-aunts, many cousins, a world of friends and his beloved horses. He is preceded in death by his father, Junior Moore.

Tres began school at Campbellton Elementary and graduated from Pleasanton High School in 1989. During school and after graduation, Tres worked on several large ranches including the 74 Ranch in Campbellton, The Ladder Ranch in New Mexico and the Escalera Ranch in Ft. Stockton for the Lyda family, as well as many other local farmers and ranchers.

Tres was proudly involved in all aspects of his sons’ lives, including Pop Warner Football, Baseball League, Brush County Youth Rodeo, Texas High School Rodeo, college rodeo and many years of Atascosa County Livestock Show. Tres was also proud of his daughter’s achievements, graduating magna cum laude, volleyball, cheerleading, show lambs and now, radiology school.

Tres could fix and drive anything. He was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. He developed an intense love for team roping along the way and was involved in the sport throughout his life, right up to the arena in the sky.

Visitation will be Wednesday, October 13, from 2-9 p.m. at Hurley Funeral Home. The family will be present from 5-9 p.m. Services will be Thursday, October 14, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at San Miguel Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Shad Herron, Trey Alegria, Silver Carnevale, David Garcia, Matt Gillett and Chuck Fretwell. Honorary pallbearers are Amador Aguilar, Nixon Dillard, Cole Lamb, Kurt Loeffler and Ryan Porter.

Contributions in memory of Tres may be sent to: Brush Country Youth Rodeo Association and the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund.

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