MOORE, John H. Sr.

MOORE, John H. Sr., 96, of Springfield, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Legacy of Forest Glen. John was born on May 29, 1917, in Piney, West Virginia the son of the late James R. and Vesta M. (Wiley) Moore. John was an avid gardener who also loved wood working. He formerly attended the 1st Church of the Nazarene in Ravenna, Ohio and was a member of the 1st Church of the Nazarene in Springfield.  John retired from Streetsboro School District in Ravenna, Ohio in 1979 and later moved to Springfield in 1993 with his late wife, Von Dean. He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, John Jr., and Fran Moore and Ken and Linda Moore; 6 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Along with his parents and beloved wife, he is preceded in death by 3 brothers, 2 sisters and granddaughter, Tricia Lynn Moore. John's family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Legacy of Forest Glen for their wonderful care. A celebration of John's life will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 12 p.m. with viewing two hours prior at JACKSON LYTLE & LEWIS LIFE CELEBRATION CENTER. Pastor Keith Sarver officiating. Burial to follow at Ferncliff Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.jacksonlytle.com

(JACKSON LYTLE & LEWIS, 937-399-2811, RC 3-20-14)

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