David S. Moore
December 31, 1942 ‒ June 22, 2020
Mount Vernon, Ohio
David S. Moore, age 77, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020 at Colonial Manor Care Center. He was born on December 31, 1942 in Columbus, Ohio the son of J. Stanley and Margery (Aydelott) Moore. Dave was a graduate of Columbus North High School and earned his B.A. in Education from The Ohio State University.
Dave was employed as a teacher for over 32 years before retiring in 1997. He taught in the Jonathan Alder, Fairfield, Southeastern and Mount Vernon school systems. Dave also served four years as a Co-Athletic Director for Mount Vernon High School and was a member of the Ohio and Mount Vernon Educational Association.
Dave served as the Mount Vernon boys head basketball coach from 1981 to 1995 where he compiled a career record of 244 wins to just 95 losses. In that time frame the boys team won 9 Ohio Capital Conference Championships, 3 District Championships and a Regional Semifinals. For his accomplishments, Dave was inducted into the District 11 Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame, Ohio Capital Conference Hall of Fame and Mount Vernon Hall of Fame. Although he was awarded many achievements for winning basketball games, Dave took great pride in molding his young men under his program to become better people and good citizens.
He is survived by his loving wife Cheron (Golden) Moore, whom he married on June 20, 1964; his children, Vanessa (Wayne) Ernissee and Andy (Stephanie) Moore; grandchildren, Graham, Nolan and Hayden Moore, a sister, Patricia (Dixie) Mabe of Dallas, Texas and his canine granddogs, Scarlett, Greye, Molly and Rocky Snickerdoodle.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends are invited to visit and tell stories on Saturday, July 18, 2020 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. The family will observe a private service. Friends are encouraged to wear Orange and Black.
Memorial contributions in Dave’s name may be made to the Mount Vernon Athletic Boosters, National MS Society, Parkinson’s Foundation or Central Ohio Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association.
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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of David S. Moore.