James Moore, 85

James Maurice Moore, 85, of rural LaFontaine, died at 3:48 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at Wellbrooke of Wabash. 

He was born June 27, 1932, in Zionsville, to Verne and Ruth (Fink) Moore.

Jim was a 1950 graduate of Eagle Township High School in Zionsville, Indiana and received his Bachelor degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University in 1954.  He was a U.S. Army veteran.  He retired from I.T.T. Publishing Company in Indianapolis. 

Jim attended the Liberty Baptist Church in Sweetser, and enjoyed working in the yard, and model trains.  He lived in Wabash County since 1998. 

He is survived by his brother, Dr. Robert (Nancy) Moore of Wabash; nieces and nephew, Anne (Eric) Hackman of Vicksburg, Mich., Abigail Moore and Alan Moore, both of Wabash, great-nephew, Grant Arwood and great-niece, Claudia Arwood, both of Wabash, Indiana. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. 

Burial will be in Zionsville Cemetery, Zionsville.  Friends may call one hour prior to the service Saturday, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Liberty Baptist Church, 517 Church St., Sweetser, IN 46987.

The memorial guest book for Jim may be signed at


Posted on 2018 Feb 07