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Roy E. Moore

Visitation:
Sunday, December 29, 2013 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.
Service:

Monday, December 30, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Christian Church in Vandalia.
Officiating will be: Pastor Roger Huff & Pastor Jamie Franke.
Music provided by: Roy & Wayne Lynn - duet; Barbara Elzea - organist.
Interment will be in the Center Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Jim Mac Elzea, Marvin Soey, Floyd Vogt, George Riley, Willam Barber and Edward Becker. Honorary pallbearers: Joey Hamlett, Jeff Moore, Corey Moore, Andrew Moore and Larry Peery.

Roy Eugene Moore passed away at 5:10 a.m. on Friday, December 27, 2013 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia. He was a lifelong Vandalia area resident growing up on the family's farm. Roy was a 1961 Van-Far High School graduate and attended Moberly Christian College for two years. He started working at Harbison Walker Refractories in Vandalia in 1963. Roy retired from the plant in 2009 after working over 45 years, most of that time working in the lab. All through the years, Roy continued to help work on the family's farm. He was a longtime member of the First Christian Church in Vandalia. Roy had also been active coaching Khoury League baseball, serving on the Vandalia Municipal Pool Board and as secretary of Local #853. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, attending the grandkids activities and raising his livestock.

Born: May 29, 1943 in Gazette, Missouri the son of H. Vernon and Ruth Evelyn (Robinson) Moore.

Married: Karen Sue Stark on August 4, 1963 in Novelty, Missouri; she preceded him in death on September 6, 2006.

Survivors include: father, H. Vernon Moore or rural Vandalia; two sons: Robert E. and wife, Lisa Moore of Washington, Missouri; Alan A. and wife, Paula Moore of Vandalia; one brother, Rex and wife, Debbie Moore of rural Vandalia; one sister, Deborah Hilsabeck of rural Vandalia; seven grandchildren: Kayla Moore, Patrick Moore, Kali Alexander, Zane Moore, Stacia Moore, Paula Moore and Rebecca Moore; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: mother, Ruth; wife, Karen; one brother, Larry Moore; two nephews, Bryan Hilsabeck and Stacey Hilsabeck.

Memorials are encouraged to American Diabetes Association.


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