Little Rock Mourns the Passing of City Manager Bruce T. Moore

Little Rock Mourns the Passing of City Manager Bruce T. Moore

A Life of Service and Dedication

Little Rock, Arkansas – The City of Little Rock is deeply saddened to announce the passing of its long-serving and dedicated City Manager, Bruce T. Moore. Mr. Moore, who held the position of City Manager since 2002, passed away peacefully in his Little Rock home at the age of 66.

A Legacy of Excellence

Bruce T. Moore was the longest-serving city manager in Little Rock’s history. Throughout his remarkable career, he exemplified servant leadership, earning recognition and awards from both national and international entities for his effective management, organizational prowess, and unmatched expertise. He was unwavering in his commitment to enhancing the City of Little Rock and the lives of its residents, visitors, and 2,500 municipal employees.

A Lifelong Journey with Little Rock

Mr. Moore’s journey with the City of Little Rock began over 35 years ago when he first served as an intern. He gradually assumed more significant roles, working as an assistant to the mayor and assistant to the city manager. In 1999, he was appointed assistant city manager, and in 2002, he assumed the pivotal position of City Manager.

Guiding Light for the City

As City Manager, he was the principal advisor to the Little Rock Board of Directors on matters of policy and operations. He played a key role in overseeing the development of the Clinton Presidential Center project and contributed significantly to the organization of annual Little Rock Nine commemorations, paying homage to a pivotal moment in the city’s history.

A Life of Achievement

Bruce T. Moore, a native of El Dorado, held a Master’s in Public Administration from Arkansas State University and a Bachelor’s Degree from Henderson State University. He also served his country as an Army reservist during Operation Desert Storm and was an esteemed member of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. He leaves behind a son, Luke Thomas Moore, and his fiancée, Siobhan Osborne.

A City in Mourning

Funeral arrangements are currently pending, and Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott, Jr. has ordered that flags in the City of Little Rock be flown at half-staff until further notice in memory of City Manager Moore.

Bruce T. Moore’s legacy of dedication, service, and exceptional leadership will forever remain in the hearts and minds of the people of Little Rock. His impact on the city, its residents, and its future is immeasurable, and he will be dearly missed.

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