Col Leo Claire Moon

Col Leo Claire Moon

Birth
Harrisburg, Idaho County, Idaho, USA
Death 20 Jan 2013 (aged 94)
Texas, USA
Burial Woodland, Idaho County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 103964794 · View Source
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Leo C. Moon, 94, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. Service: The family will receive friends at a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home. Funeral will be held on Friday, Feb. 8, in Kamiah, Idaho. Interment: Woodlands Cemetery, Kamiah, Idaho. Leo Claire Moon was born Aug. 16, 1918, in Harrisburg, Idaho, son of the late Martha Benbow and Clyde Moon. He served a distinguished career in the United States Air Force and retired in 1964. He was a gifted pilot who taught hundreds from around the world until the age of 83. A marksman, angler, mathematician and gunsmith, he was our mentor, a devoted husband and a loving father. Memories of our lives with you will remain forever in our hearts. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Dorothea O'Brien Moon; son-in-law, Beverly Nix Coiner Sr.; and grandson, Taylor Moon. Survivors: Children, Michael Moon of Fort Worth, Randall Moon and wife, Holly, of Seattle, Wash., Kathleen Moon Coiner of San Antonio, William Moon and wife, Susan, of Keller, John Moon and wife, Maria, of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Melissa Marcelloni and husband, Jacob, Ryan Moon, Beverly Nix Coiner Jr., Samantha Moon, Christopher Moon, Michael Moon; great-grandchildren, Emma and Isaiah Marcelloni.
Published in Star-Telegram on January 22, 2013


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  • Created by: Tim Hawkins
  • Added: 22 Jan 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 103964794
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Leo Claire Moon (16 Aug 1918–20 Jan 2013), Find a Grave Memorial no. 103964794, citing Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, Idaho County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Tim Hawkins (contributor 46844902) .