Robert E. Moore Sr., 87 of Taylorville passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 10:05 p.m. at his residence in Taylorville. He was born February 28, 1929 in Taylorville, IL the Son of Phillip E. and Ida “Pearl” (Wright) Moore. He married Viola M. Gibbs on March 3, 1951 in Taylorville and she later preceded him in death on November 9, 2003. He was a retired Coal Miner at Peabody Mine #10 and he was a member of the United Mine Workers of America, Taylorville Rifle and Pistol Club, NRA, Taylorville AMVETS and Davis Memorial Christian Church.
Surviving are his Daughter: Diane (Fred) Steffen of Pawnee, IL; Son: Robert E. (Vickie) Moore Jr. of Taylorville, IL; Grandchildren: Stacey (Brent) DeMichael of Kincaid, IL; Aubrey (Jason) Hopkins of Taylorville, IL; Adam (April) Moore of New Lenox, IL; Kristopher Steffen of Kenner, LA; Brandon (Gayla) Moore of Washington; Matthew Moore of Washington; Ten Great-Grandchildren; Brother: John E. Moore of Edinburg, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Wife, Son: Brett Alan Moore, Sister: Lydia Bianchetta; Brother: Phillip Moore in infancy.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 2, 2016 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Gerald McPhillips Officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville with military graveside honors.
Memorials may be made to Davis Memorial Christian Church 1500 W. Franklin St. Taylorville, IL 62568
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangments.