|Birth: ||Jan. 19, 1954|
Rock Island County
|Death: ||Mar. 3, 2012|
GALESBURG - James M. Moore Jr., 58, Galesburg, passed away at 11:58 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2012, at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.
Jim was born Jan. 19, 1954, in Rock Island, the son of James and Willa Deane "Deanna" Jenkins Moore Sr.
Surviving are his parents of Knoxville; one sister, Paula (Jim) Knox of Galesburg; one nephew, Jeffrey Knox of Galesburg; and a special friend, Karen Hatfield of Galesburg. Also surviving are several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Jim was preceded in death by his grandparents.
A 1972 graduate of Knoxville High School, Jim received his associate's degree from Carl Sandburg College. While in high school, he was active in the orchestra and served as the manager for the football and basketball programs. He enjoyed attending concerts, spending time with family, playing board games, and listening to gospel music. He was an avid Bears fan and enjoyed watching wrestling. Jim was especially proud of recently earning 25 years of sobriety. He never knew a stranger, and his kindness and compassion will be missed by many. Jim was an organ donor who was able to provide the gift of sight.
Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 9, 2012, at Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home in Knoxville. Burial will be in Knoxville Cemetery. The Rev. Sarah Parker will officiate. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2012, at Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home, Knoxville. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association . Online condolences and sympathy cards can be made at www.hurd-hendricksfuneral.com.
Published in The Register-Mail on March 6, 2012
Created by: Heaven bound
Record added: Mar 04, 2012
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