Marvin L. Moore
November 12, 1929 ‒ June 07, 2021
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Marvin L. Moore, 91, of Mount Vernon passed away on Monday morning, June 7, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on November 12, 1929 in Alexandria to the late Franklin L. and Ruth (Ewing) Moore
Marvin honorably served his country in the Army. He was a member of the American Legion in Centerburg and on October 20, 2012 was part of the Honor Flight. Marvin attended the Milford Church of Christ. He was a 75-year member of the Monroe Dan Emmett Grange where he was currently serving as the Deaf Chairman and Overseer. Marvin was a former member of the Knox County Pomona Grange. He was a lifetime member of the National Grange. At the age of 75, Marvin started playing the banjo. He enjoyed western square dancing, delivering food baskets for the food pantry and volunteering at the Senior Center in Centerburg.
Marvin is survived by his children, Preston (Mary) Moore and Pam (Tim) Evans; grandchildren, Ben Moore, Rose Moore, Sarah (Josh) Dayton, Marc Evans, Cynthia (Corey) Johnson, Geoffrey Lee and Melissa Hamilton; nine great grandchildren; sister, Frances Strayer; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Marvin was preceded in death by his wife of over 58 years, Catherine Joan Moore in 2017; a daughter, Amy Carver; a sister, Evelyn; and brothers, Kenneth, Loyal, Richard and Carl.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, June 14, 2021 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 with Minister Doug Brandon officiating. Marvin will be laid to rest beside his wife, Catherine in Mount Vernon Memorial with Military Honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.
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