John Moore

May 30, 2013

John Emerson Moore, 90, of Frankfort passed away May 30, 2013 at Mulberry Health and Retirement Community. He was born on December 10, 1922 in Frankfort to Forrest and Lorena (Frazier) Moore.;John graduated from Frankfort High School in 1940. He served in the United States Army Air Corps from 1943 through 1946. He served with the 8th division overseas as a combat medic on the front lines. He was a Bronze Star recipient. Mr. Moore worked for the Nickel Plate Railroad which later became Norfolk & Western then Norfolk & Southern and retired from there after 37 years. While working for the railroad, he also worked part time for the Joe Gaffney Sign Company. He served two terms on the Frankfort City Council. His memberships included the Frankfort Moose Lodge, VFW, and Black Lions Legion and a former member of the Frankfort American Legion. He loved traveling and fishing and was an avid sports fan.;Survivors include his Companion: Cassandra Virtue of Frankfort, 2 Sons: Steve (Patty) Moore of Frankfort and Mike (Carol) Moore of Lebanon, 3 Daughters: Theresa Ann (Kent) Nickle of California, Catherine (Doug) Hazlett of Frankfort, and Mary Ellen Plaia of Indianapolis, Brother: Kenneth Moore of Frankfort, 11 Grandchildren, and 7 Great-Grandchildren.;He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers and a sister.;Private family services will be held Monday June 3, 2013 at Archer-Weston Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery in Frankfort. Memorial donations may be made to the Frankfort VFW with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Condolences

11 Condolences for “John Moore”

  1. Helen & Dick Rayles

    Sorry about your loss. He was a fellow worker on the N. & S R R. You and family are in our prayers.

  2. Julie Pippenger

    I am sorry for your loss. I will be praying for your family. (I am Kenneth’s youngest.)

  3. Nina Rice

    Teresa, Just wanted to let you know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.. I’m glad you got to visit with your dad before his passing.. It’s never easy saying your goodbyes. May God comfort and strengthen you all through this time. Love ya girl, Nina

  4. Teresa Leach

    Cathy, so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Thinking of you & your family at this very difficult time.

  5. Bill-Gelia Smith

    Family, We are so sorry for your loss. We understand your sorrow………..Keep GOD in your heart to comfort you. ,

  6. Rita Neidlinger

    Cathy and all the family, I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. I know you will miss him so much. Your memories of him will keep him alive for you, take heart in them. Love and prayers for all. Rita & Jim

  7. Rosa (Lapham) Cameron

    Dear Cassie, Cathy, Mary Ellen, Steve and family, So sorry that John passed away. He was always very kind to me years ago when I knew him. I will be praying for all of you as you go through this difficult time. Sincerely, Rosa (Lapham) Cameron

  8. Jennifer Moore Sherer

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Uncle Em. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

  9. Mary Quick Ennes

    Cassie – John was a good friend to my Dad. I remember you both being at the creek in thwee the woods with us. Our sympathy to you. Mary & Mark

  10. The Bells

    Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

  11. Melissa and Larry Chandler

    Rest in peace

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