March 17, 1927 - February 18, 2022
Gilbert "Junior" Moore Sr., 94, of Perryville, Missouri passed away Friday, February 18, 2022 at his home. He was born March 17, 1927 in Perryville, MO to Gilbert Henry Moore and Elta Mary Prevallet. "Junior" and Murla M. Gross were married on July 8, 1950 at Assumption Catholic Church in Perryville, MO and blessed with 60 years of marriage. She preceded him on November 30, 2010. "Junior" started working as a teenager delivering fuel with his father who worked as an agent for Sinclair Oil Co. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1945 during World War II. He served as a Fireman First Class and returned home to continue in the fuel business before taking a job as Perry County Road Supervisor until his retirement. He served for 50 years on the Perryville Fire Department, achieving the rank of Captain. He was a member of St.Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, the American Legion Post #133 for 71 years, the Knights of Columbus Council #1263, Gold Circle member of VFW Post #4282, Charter Member of the Amvets Post #94 and Holy Name Society. "Junior" was a kind and sociable man that never knew a stranger. The Perryville Fire Department will do the honors of transporting "Junior" on a fire truck in the funeral procession to his final resting place. Survivors include 3 sons and 5 daughters, Sheila (Darryl) Spooler of Jackson, MO, Gilbert P. Moore Jr. of Perryville, MO, Tamara (Leslie) Zahner of Perryville, MO, Kevin Moore of Oak Ridge, MO, Renee (Nick) Buchheit of Perryville, MO, Pamela Moore of Perryville, MO, Michelle (Tom ) Hahn of Perryville, MO and Shawn (Fiancée Jennifer Lottes) Moore of Winfield, MO; eighteen grandchildren; thirty two great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; honorary sister, Ann (Roger) Kemna of DeSoto, MO. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; brother and sister-in-law Donald and Ellanora Moore; grandaughter, Nicholl Buchheit; son-in-law, Eldon "Red" Bohnert and grandson, Eldon Bohnert, Jr. Visitation will be at 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, February 25, 2022 & 8:00 am to 9:20 am Saturday February 26, 2022 at Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 am on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Perryville with Rev. Ben Maleku C.M. officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Perryville with Military Graveside Honors provided by VFW Post 4282 and the U.S. Naval Team. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Schools or Church Endowments. Online condolences may be made at www.fordandyoungfuneralhome.com. Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Gilbert "Junior" Moore Sr., 94, of Perryville, Missouri passed away Friday, February 18, 2022 at his home. He was born March 17, 1927 in Perryville, MO to Gilbert Henry Moore and Elta Mary Prevallet. "Junior" and Murla M. Gross were married... View Obituary & Service Information
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