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“So sorry for your loss ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Kathy Jo Patton - Evansville, IN

“My heart goes out to all and Prayers for peace. ”
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“I cherish many memories of Mr. Moore and his whole family. My deepest sympathy in your loss. He was truly a member of "the greatest generation". ...Read More »
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GREENVILLE- James "Jim" Brutus Moore died Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the VA Center in Hanson, KY. He was born in Greenville, KY on October 18, 1923 the son of the late Homer and Hattie Moore. Mr. Moore is preceded in death by his late son, Colonel Jerry Moore.

After high school he served in the United States Navy during World War II, from 1942 until 1946. he was a gunner on the ship. They delivered suppllies to our allies and after the war ended in Europe he served in Japan. He was proud to have served this country. One of his proudest moments was standing by his son, the late Colonel Jerry Daniel Moore, to be honored as veterans. After the navy he started his career with the Kentucky Utilities Company in the Power Station. He retired after 35 years from Green River Power Station, and was Assistant Shift Engineer. James was a member of The Greenville United Methodist Church and a past Master of the Pond River Masonic Lodge, in Greenville. He was a Kentucky Colonel. He enjoyed traveling and playing games and usually he was a winner. He also enjoyed yard work, most of all he enjoyed his family. In 1947 he married Dorothy Newman. On February 14, they celebrated their 70th anniversary. They became the parents of four children.

James is survived by his wife, Dorothy Moore; two sons, Robert (Yvonne) Moore, David Moore; daughter, Rhonda (Timothy) Wagoner; daughter in law, Beth Moore; seven cherished grandchildren, Megan, Brian, Amber, Brad, Carrie, Jeremy, and Mindy; seven delightful great-grandchildren, Kyah, Nova, Caleb, Kinley, Adriedella, Addison, and Braxton; sister, Dana Matheny; several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to visit Tucker Funeral Home in Central City from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM this Saturday, with Masonic Rites to take place at 11:00 AM. Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM with Rev. Steven Neel officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. After 6 ½ years of Parkinson's disease, being cared for in his home by his family, neighbors and friends, and a year and a half with his faithful doctors, nurses, and care givers, at the VA center, he is at peace with Jesus. His survivors are left with many happy memories and his beautiful smile.