In Memoriam - Thomas Leonard "Sarge" Moore Sr.

Posted by Mark Choma on April 25, 2016 at 11:35 AM

Thomas Leonard Moore Sr., 80, of Senecaville, died Friday (March 4, 2016) at Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center, Cambridge, following a ten-year battle with kidney dialysis/disease.


He was born January 19, 1936 of Wheeling WV, son of the late Leonard Moore and Bessie (Carpenter) Kannis.


Mr. Moore served in the US Army for twenty years, from 1955 to 1975. He was a member of the 82nd Airborne Division and a member of the Elite Green Berets of Fayetteville NC. His military service included three tours in Vietnam and the Lebanon Crisis of 1958. He earned a Bronze Star for his service. He was stationed in Germany, Okinawa, the Panama Canal Zone, and in several Central American countries.


He later worked at Williams & Company of Cambridge.


Mr. Moore was a 1954 graduate of Shadyside High School.


He was an avid bass fisherman and enjoyed deer hunting. He was an amateur radio enthusiast, whose call sign was WA8RPK.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother who raised him, Hannah Arizona Carpenter.


He is survived by his wife, Lefa (Tucker) Moore, whom he married February 1, 1958; two sons, Thomas L. Moore Jr. of Columbus and Curtis W. Moore (& Susan Phillips) of Quaker City; a daughter, Lisa Lenee Moore Otto of Olympia WA; five grandchildren, Savannah Henry of Lore City, Miranda Mae Otto of Seattle WA, Stephan Mychal Moore of West Seneca NY, Joshua Paul Otto of Olympia WA, and Chelsea Phillips of Quaker City; and three great-grandchildren, Anna Thompson, Isabella Henry, and Bentley Telon Henry.


Visitation will be held Monday (March 7, 2016) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the QUAKER CITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Quaker City, where funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. with Pastor Ed Warne and Pastor Wib Bragg officiating.


Burial will be at Friends Cemetery, Quaker City, with military graveside honors conducted by the Guernsey County Veterans Council.



We'll miss ya Sarge...Rest in Peace...

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