Zachary Taylor Moore, 43, of Houston, Texas, departed this life on January 25, 2024 at his residence. Zachary was born in Greensboro, North Carolina to Taylor Melville Moore III and Patricia "Trish" Hinton Moore. Zachary graduated from Calhoun High School in Calhoun, Georgia. He completed a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Georgia State University, majoring in Economics with minors in Accounting and Finance. He was also a research intern at the CATO Institute. Zachary completed a master's degree from the University of North Carolina Greensboro, with a concentration in Medieval European History and a minor in Asian History.
After achieving his master's degree, Zachary lived abroad for over a decade. He was based in Istanbul, Turkey for most of this time and spent a year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Zachary returned to the States and resided in Houston, Texaswhere he quickly grew to love the city and became a dedicated Houston Rockets fan.
Zachary worked for more than sixteen years in the petrochemical and energy industries. He specialized in market intelligence for ChemOrbis (Istanbul, Turkey) and later become an editor for the global information provider ICIS (Houston, Texas).
Zachary was known for his thirst for knowledge and was an avid reader. He loved basketball, history, games, hiking, and travel. His passions took him around the world, visiting more than 50 countries, and brought him friends from every walk of life.
Zachary was preceded in death by his father and is survived by his mother, sister Ashley (William) Goble, and nieces Molly and June Goble.
A private service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Christ Church Cathedral in Houston where Zachary was an active member.