William "W. D. "

June 9, 1856 - August 5, 1935

Mercer County, Kentucky

William Dudley (W.D.) Moore was a prominent Baptist Minister in Central Kentucky. He helped found a number of church communities in Anderson and Mercer Counties and conducted over 1,000 marriage ceremonies during his tenure. He passed in 1935 and an estimated 5,000 people from across Kentucky attended the service at the old Moore Homestead, followed by a procession of 800 cars to the family burial plot at Hebron Cemetery.