Marion Moore, 78

Marion E. Moore, Sr., 78, Wabash, passed away at 11:30 a.m. on July 28 at his home.  He was born Jan. 11, 1935 in Wabash to William and Agnes (Campbell) Moore.

Marion was a 1954 graduate of Wabash High School. He married Shirley Pegg in Wabash on Oct. 21, 1955. He retired from Ford Meter Box in Wabash after 21 years, and was also a chef at Holiday Inn and Country Village, both Wabash. Marion served in the Indiana National Guard, was a member of the Calvary Chapel Worship Center, enjoyed collecting and refinishing antiques, fishing and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Moore, Wabash; three children, Marion E. (Jolene) Moore, Jr., Peru; Tammy (Michael) Ruse, Somerset; and Michael Moore, Wabash; nine grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren; sister, Dorthea Booth; and brother, Bert (Phyllis) Moore, both Wabash. He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

Funeral services were held at Calvary Chapel Worship Center, July 31, with Pastor Don Cogar officiating.  Entombment will be in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Calvary Chapel Worship Center. The memorial guest book for Marion may be signed at

Posted on 2013 Aug 01