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Gerald J. Moore


01/27/1937 - 12/27/2013 Obituary
Gerald J. Moore Obituary
Gerald J. Moore, "Jerry", 76, of Bakersfield, passed peacefully in his sleep at home on December 27, 2013. Born January 27, 1937 to Elda and Leona Moore in Linwood, MI, he is the oldest of 7 children. He resided in MI and CA. After graduating from Visitation High School in 1955 he enlisted in the Air Force and served from 1955 to 1963. Gerald retired from ARCO after almost 30 years of service in both Bakersfield and Pasadena, CA.
He is the father of Jerry, Tammy, Sherry and Aaron Moore; grandfather to Lauren, Mallory, Dean, Morgan, Ellie and Shane; and great grandfather to Joshua and Landon.
As an avid fan of Michigan University football, he could always be found watching a game on Saturdays. He was also honored to be a Sir Knight of the Knights of Columbus, of the 4th degree.
Services will be held Monday, January 6th at 10 a.m at Greenlawn Southwest with a burial to follow at Bakersfield National Cemetery with military honor.
"Pappy" was the ultimate family man, always loved having friends and family around him and will be missed tremendously.
Published in Bakersfield Californian from Jan. 4 to Jan. 5, 2014
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