Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Ervin Douglas "Dugie" Moore, 1918-1960
Ervin Douglas (better known as Dugie) Moore, son of Joel Moore and Mary VanDorn Moore, was born in Jerome, Iowa, June 29, 1897, and passed away at the St. Joseph’s hospital in Centerville June 29, 1960, at the age of 63 years.
He was united in marriage to Alice Fox on Aug. 2, 1918, and to this union six children were born. Ervin Wendell, who preceded him in death Sept. 24, 1920, William Kenneth of East Moline, Ill., Wayne Robert and Willard LaVern of Seymour, Mrs. Helen Mae Jones of Millerton and Marianna Kae, at home.
Three sisters also survive, Mrs. Gertie Hudson of St. Joseph, Mo., Mrs. Etta Phillips of Rock Springs, Wyo., and Mrs. Ocie Huston of St. Joseph.
There are five grandchildren, Stanley and Gary Lee Moore of East Moline, Ill., Rickey and Robin Moore of Seymour and Tammie Jones of Millerton; one great-grandchild, Bobbi Lea Moore of Moline, Ill., two daughters-in-law, Mrs. Dorothy Moore of East Moline, Ill., and Mrs. Elizabeth Moore of Seymour, and one son-in-law, Larry Jones of Millerton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, a brother and two grandchildren, Bobby Lee Moore and Terry Lee Moore. He also leaves to mourn his passing a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
His entire life was spent in Appanoose and Wayne counties. For the past few years he has been on employee of Wayne county. He was a kind and loving father, husband and grandfather and will be sadly missed by all.
A precious one from us is gone,
A voice we loved is still,
A place is vacant in our home
Which never can be filled.
Funeral services were conducted from the Liggett Funeral home in Seymour Friday, July 1, at 2 o’clock with the Rev. Clive Cook of Seymour EUB church officiating. Richard Walker sang “Beyond the Sunset” and “Goodnight Here, Good Morning There,” accompanied by Mrs. John Wickam at the piano. Pallbears were Wayne county employees, Jesse Roberts, Miles VanFleet, Earl Henderson, Howard Frank, Ralph Foster and Joe Curtis.
Flower ladies were Mrs. Virgie Jonas, Mrs. Anna Mae Richardson, Mrs. Mary Best, Mrs. Virginia Kauzlarich and Mrs. Edith Fry.
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank our many relatives, neighbors and friends for the food that was brought in, for the beautiful flowers, for the sympathy cards that we received and all of the other help that we received at the time of our loss of our loved one. A special thanks to Dr. Brummitt, sisters, nurses and nurses aides and the staff of St. Joseph’s hospital at Centerville and to Elvin Liggett our funeral director.
Words cannot express how much we appreciated everything and we sincerely want to thank each and every one of you. Your kindness will never be forgotten.
Mrs. Alice Moore
Mr. and Mrs. William K. Moore and sons
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne R. Moore and sons
Willard L. Moore
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Jones and daughter
Bobbi Lea Moore
Gravestone of Dugie and Alice Moore
in the Jerome Cemetery
Row 3, Block 19, Lot 7