RINGGOLD Vernon Stanley Moore, 68, passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. A lifelong resident of the North Georgia area, Vernon was born in LaFayette, Ga., and graduated from Berry High School. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army where he served in Vietnam and worked for Ernest Holmes for over 25 years. While with Ernest Holmes he designed and patented several items. After Holmes closed, Vernon started his own business VMX Service. He loved working on old cars and building hot rods with his son, Stanley. People would call from all around asking for information and parts. He loved to entertain people with stories. He is preceded in death by his parents, Wallace and Claudia West Moore; brother, Sammie Moore and sister, Sandra Moore. He is survived by his spouse, Linda Moore, of Ringgold, Ga.; two children, Stanley Moore, of Ringgold, Ga., and Scarlett Farrow-Bell, of Tracy, Calif.; three step-sons, William Smith, of Crossville, Tenn., Charlie Smith, of Florida and Terry Smith, of Georgia; sister, Arlene Moore, of Ringgold, Ga.; three brothers, Glynn Moore, of Martinez, Ga., Mike Moore, of Chatsworth, Ga., and Tim Moore, of Clovis, N.M.; twelve grandchildren, Courtney Farrow, Patrick Farrow, Stacy Mitchell, Shelbi Smith, Mallory Smith, Garrett Smith, Tara Smith, Kristofer Smith, Zack Smith, Zane Smith, Amber Smith and Megan Smith; one great granddaughter, one great great granddaughter, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Roger Carnes officiating. Interment will follow at Anderson Memorial Gardens.The family will receive friends today from 2-9 p.m., all day Monday and Tuesday until funeral time at the funeral home.Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold, Georgia. An online register book may be signed at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.