James Lewis Moore, age 87, of Elwood, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born in Hurbeak, TN, Obion County on October 7, 1933, to the late Edgar and Gladys (Rainey) Moore.
On August 18, 1953, he married Waneta Carol(Hughes) Moore and they shared 67 years of marriage together.
James retired in 1984 after 35 years of service from Continental Steel of Kokomo as an electrician. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He enjoyed camping with his family and he loved spending time with his family.
James is survived by his wife, Waneta Carol Moore of Elwood, son, Dennis Moore of Kokomo, daughter, Patsy (Terry) Cox of Macy, IN, two sisters, Maxine Hardin and Betty Sue Claus both of Windfall, brother, Donnie Lee (Brenda) Moore of Elwood, two grandchildren, Ryan (Linda) Moore & Ashley Johnston, three great grandchildren, Izabella, Ella & Deacon, several nieces & nephews and his pet dog Suzie.
James was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar & Gladys Moore, son, Jimmy Ray Moore, sister, Alice Goodrich, brother, Jerry Dale Moore and his daughter in law, Michelle Moore.
Funeral service will be at 1:00 pm Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at Dunnichay Funeral Home in Elwood with Pastor James Stout officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery in Windfall.
Visitation will be Wednesday, February 24, 2021, from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson Street, Elwood, Indiana.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Elwood Animal Shelter.
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