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James R. "Jim" Moore, 84, Kokomo, passed away at 10:35 a.m. Friday, March 3, 2017, at home. He was born Feb. 25, 1933 in Fisk, Missouri. On April 12, 1997, he married Brenda White, in Plainfield, and she survives.
Jim owned and operated Moore Masonry, working as a brick mason, for 55 years. He had a passion for missionary work in Chile, wood working and fishing.
He is survived by his wife; his son, Bob (Cheryl) Moore; daughters, DiAnna Ennis and Susan (Ed) Bickel; granddaughters, Jennifer (Brian) Turnpaugh, DarLena (Eddie) Brock, Rachel Glendening and Cyndie (Jeff) Hughes; great-grandchildren, Lillian, BrookLynn, Addyson and Noah Brock, Grayson Hughes and Patience Turnpaugh; stepchildren, Cari (Andrew) Russell, Diana Boles and Diane (John) McCarthy; stepgrandchildren, Lauren (Chris) Luellen, JD, Larry and Cody McCarthy, and Brandon Marx; and stepgreat-granddaughter, Micah Luellen.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn; and daughter, Juanita.
Funeral services will be held at noon Tuesday at New Life Church, 1803 E. Vaile Ave., with Pastor Randy Blankenship officiating. Burial will follow in Albright Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to New Life Church for Chile's Missions or to the family to assist with expenses. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.shirleyandstout.com. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home, Kokomo, has been entrusted with arrangements.
Published on March 5, 2017
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