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7-14-2010: From Miler, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home, Connersville, Indiana ( included picture)
Floyd Herman Moore, 88, of Connersville, passed away Wednesday morning, July 14, 2010 at the Lincoln Center West, where he had been a resident for the last five weeks. He was born October 23, 1921 in Owsley County, Kentucky, one of 14 children of Daniel Boone and Emily Rowland Moore. He came to Indiana with his family at the age of five, attending Connersville Schools and graduated from Connersville High School, Class of 1940. During World War II, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in the European Theatre in the 8th Field Artillery Observation Battalion and participated in five major battles from the landing of Allied forces at Normandy Beach thru the crossing of the Elbe River. He was given an honorable discharge upon the completion of his services, having earned the Rank of Private First Class. On December 15, 1945, he was married to Erma Lois Britton of Connersville. Together they raised three children, David, Rita and Dennis Joe. Mrs. Moore survives. He was employed prior to and following his military service at local industries and in 1958 began working for Indiana Ordnance as an Instrumentation Technician , where he worked until his retirement in 1993. He played golf during high school and this continued to be a sport he enjoyed throughout his lifetime. He has the distinction of having scored two “Hole In One” shots during his lifetime. Additional hobbies included photography, listening to music and computers. He was a member of the Grand Avenue United Methodist Church. Survivors include three children: David G. Moore and wife Gloria of Knightstown, Indiana, Rita Ann King and husband Ben of Connersville and Dennis Joe Moore of Bloomington, 9 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a goddaughter, Roxann Donner of Indianapolis; two brothers: Ray Moore and wife Nancy of Connersville, and Danny Moore and wife, Rosalie of Kansas City, Missouri; six sisters: Helen Jarnigan and husband, John of Bradley, Illinois, Alene Moore and husband Paul of Bargersville, Indiana, Wanda Mills and husband Robert of Owen County, Kentucky, Eva Blanton of Greenwood, Indiana, Glenda Tuttle and husband George and Jeanne Doulen, all of Connersville; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents; a brother, James Moore; and two sisters and two brothers who all died in infancy. Funeral services will be conducted by Pastor Betty Ann Garrett of the Grand Avenue United Methodist Church at 1 PM Saturday, July 17, 2010 in Miller Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Burial will be in Dale Cemetery, with military rites provided by the Fayette County Veteran’s Council Honor Guard. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 11AM until the time of services. Memorial contributions may be made in care of the funeral home to the Grand Avenue United Methodist Church. Friends may also visit the funeral home website at www.millermosterrobbins.com to sign an online guest book and send condolences to the family.
7-13-2010: From Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home, Connersville, Indiana (included picture)
Gene Harry Wilson, 65, of Blooming Grove Township, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday morning, July 13, 2010 at his home. He was born March 3, 1945 in Owsley County, Kentucky, one of eight children of Robert T. and Kate Parker Wilson. He was raised in Kentucky and came to Indiana for residence in 1963. On August 25, 1965 he was married to Carolyn Eversole of Metamora. Mrs. Wilson survives. For all of his adult life he worked as an independent logger and farmed in the Blooming Grove area. A member of the Everton Southern Baptist Church, he was also a member and current president of the White Water Valley Beagle Club. During his leisure he loved cutting wood, hunting, attending White’s Sale Barn in Brookville and going to local garage sales. Most of all, he loved helping people, especially family and friends. Survivors besides his wife of 44 years, Carolyn Wilson, include: two sons: Gene Harry Wilson, Jr. and wife Jennie and Justin Scott Wilson, all of Blooming Grove; a daughter, Jennifer Kate Wilson, at home; three grandchildren: Jordan Harrison Wilson, Taylor Jenniel Wilson and Dustin Lower, all of Blooming Grove; several nieces and nephews; and many friends who knew and loved Harry. He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Kate Wilson; five brothers: Luther Wilson, Charlie Wilson, Bobby Wilson, William ‘Billy’ Wilson and Harry’s twin brother, John Larry Wilson; and two sisters: Bessie Mae Edwards and Fannie Bell. Funeral services will be conducted by Pastor Freddie Helton at the Everton Southern Baptist Church at 11 AM Friday, July 16, 2010. Burial will be in the Little Children’s Home Church Cemetery in Franklin County, Indiana. Friends may visit at the church from 9 AM until the time of services on Friday. Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made in care of the funeral home to the Everton Southern Baptist Church. Friends may also visit the funeral home website at www.millermosterrobbins.com to sign an online guest book and send condolences to the family.