May 25, 2021
Col. Walter Joseph Moore, M.D., M.A.C.P, F.A.C.R. Augusta, GA – Entered into rest on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, Col. Walter J. Moore, M.D., M.A.C.P, F.A.C.R., 70, loving husband of Mrs. Marilyn Fastiggi Moore. Walter attended Saint Leo High School in Ashley, PA , graduating with high honors in1969. He then attended University of Scranton for his undergraduate studies, graduating Magna cum Laude in 1973, and went on to attend medical school at Georgetown School of Medicine graduating in 1977. Walter interned at Madigan Army Medical Center and did his residency and fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He held many positions throughout his career: Medical College of Georgia: Senior Associate Dean for Learner Well-Being, Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and VA Affairs, Designated Institutional Official, Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education, Associate Medical Director Georgia Regents Medical Center, Section Chief Rheumatology, Director Student Education Department of Medicine, and Assistant Professor of Medicine; Veteran’s Administration Medical Center: Section Chief Rheumatology; Eisenhower Army Medical Center: Chief of the Medical Staff/Deputy Commander for Clinical Services, Chief Department of Medicine & Program Director Internal Medicine Residency Program, Risk Manager/Medical Consultant to Medical Claims Judge Advocate and Quality Management, Program Director and Associate Director of Transitional Residency Training Program, Assistant Chief/Department of Medicine, Chief Rheumatology Service, Southeastern Regional Medical Command; Soto Cano Air Base Honduras: Deputy Commander for Clinical Services/Medical Staff Developer; and Ireland Army Hospital Kentucky: Internal Medicine Staff/Chief Cardiology Service and Director of Coronary Care Unit. Walter served on many committees and advisory boards being an advocate for education. He won numerous honors, awards and US Army medals many times over, including Teaching Excellence Awards, Educator of the Year and America’s Top Physicians. Walter gave many presentations and wrote many articles and abstracts that were published. Walter was a faithful member of 38 years at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church, where he served as Eucharistic Minister and on the Parish Council and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was a veteran of the US Army which he served proudly. Family members in addition to his wife, include his children: Chris Moore (Seniha), Melissa Fastiggi (John), Tim Moore (Shireen) and Daniel Moore (Sarah); grandchildren: Rehan Moore, Oliver Moore, Lena Moore, Ava Moore and Miles Moore; siblings: Margaret Moore, Michael Moore (Jeanne), Mary Ellis (Steve), Jospeh Moore, Edith Markey (Joe), Anne Kasper (Michael) and Catherine McDonald and many other loving nieces and nephews. Walter was preceded in death by his parents: Joseph and Edith Moore and sister: Elizabeth Dorris. The funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church with Fr. Mark Ross as celebrant. Interment will follow in Westover Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to Parkinson's Foundation (https://www.parkinson.org/) and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (https://www.lls.org/) . The family will receive friends Monday, May 31, 2021 from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com
Col. Walter Joseph Moore, M.D., M.A.C.P, F.A.C.R. Augusta, GA – Entered into rest on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, Col. Walter J. Moore, M.D., M.A.C.P, F.A.C.R., 70, loving husband of Mrs. Marilyn Fastiggi Moore. Walter attended Saint Leo High... View Obituary & Service Information
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