MOUNT VERNON — Thomas E. Moore, 83, of Wooster Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014, at the Fort Walton Beach Medical Center in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
He was born June 25, 1930, in Mount Vernon, to the late Thomas A. and Pauline (Carter) Moore. He was a Veteran serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War as a machinist specialist. Tom retired from American National Can where he was a quality control manager. He was a member of the Howard United Methodist Church, was an original member and past president of the Kokosing Valley Antique Tractor Club, was a member and past president of the Knox County Harness Horse Association and owned a stable and trained Standardbred horses. Tom enjoyed raising exotic birds and goats and assisted Red Shaw in his auctions for many years. But most of all, Tom loved the time he spent with his family.
He is survived by his wife, of over 58 years, Jody (Feasel) Moore; his son, Stephen (Barbara) Moore of Mount Vernon; two grandchildren, Marty (Lacie) Moore and Marney (Jason) Moore; two great-grandchildren, Croix Moore and Alexei Moore; two sisters, Dorothy (Raymond) Parker and Wanda Moore; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.
Friends may call Friday, from 5-8 p.m., at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home. A service will be held Saturday, at the funeral home, beginning at 10 a.m. Burial, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veteran’s Council, will follow in Mound View Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Knox County Humane Society.
To send the family a private condolence online visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
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