Burl Irving Moore, age 89, of Garfield Lane, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at his home.
He was born Dec. 5, 1924, in Baltimore, Md., the son of Charles F. and Ruby (Lucas) Moore and had been an Ashtabula County resident for most of his life. A 1942 graduate of Ashtabula High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy following graduation and served four years during World War II before being honorably discharged. He then attended Fenn College in Cleveland and earned his Associate Degree in Tool and Die Design.
Prior to his retirement in 1986, he worked for Leece-Neville as a design draftsman for over 10 years. A member of Jefferson United Methodist Church, he enjoyed golf, bowling, and trying his luck at the casino. He was a 60-year member of Relief Lodge #284, Free and Accepted Masons, Pierpont, Ohio.
His survivors include his wife, Delores Brainard Moore, whom he married May 28, 1988; four children, Douglas (Lynn) of Pierpont, Gerald (Sharon) of Suffolk, Va., Patricia (Michael) Leonard of Burley, Wash. and Constance Brail of Summerfield, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Phyllis (Cook) Moore; an infant daughter, Ginger Moore; and his parents.
Calling Hours will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m., followed by the Masonic Memorial Service conducted by Relief Lodge #284 at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, April 21st, at ZABACK-WILLIAMS-DUCRO FUNERAL HOME, 500 W. Prospect Road, Ashtabula. The Rev. Dan Bilkert, Pastor of Jefferson United Methodist Church, will officiate the Service. Burial will be in Edgewood Cemetery with Full Military Honors.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family.
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