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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  • Our deepest sympathies to all the Moore family. Marvin was a special man and a dedicated Granger for many years. I was looking for him Monday afternoon to pull into our Grange meeting. He will be very missed but very fondly remembered. “Well done good and faithful servant!”

  • Dear Pam, Preston and family:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time of grief. We have very fond memories of our time visiting with Joan and Marvin at the farm, at family holidays, and even square dancing with them.
    May your memories bring you comfort as you say so long for now until you join Marvin, Joan, and Amy in heaven. Hugs and love
    Rich and Janet

  • Gary and I share in your sadness as we remember Marvin, our brother-in-law, as a kind and honorable man. We will fondly remember the family times we have spent together. Marvin gratefully served his Country, he loved being involved in Grange activities, and he loved helping others. We pray for comfort for friends and family through this difficult time. As Lonnie said above, ‘Well done good and faithful servant’!

  • I am so sorry for the passing of Marvin. I have not seen Marvin since the death of
    Grandpa Moore. I am Armeda’s granddaughter.
    Lots of love to all of the family.

  • Our sympathies to the Moore family. We enjoyed the stories Marvin shared at our times together through Grange.

    Ned and Cindy Campbell

  • Preston, Pam, and families,
    So sorry to learn about Marvin’s passing. He and your mom enjoyed going to exercise in Centerburg when they could. Sometimes my mom (Georgie) would go with them. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

    With Deepest Sympathy,
    Francie (Pribonic) Shrimplin

  • Dear Preston, Pam and family,

    We are so sorry for the loss of your Dad, may the Lord comfort you.

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