Howard Moon

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  • "Tom & Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Your..."
    - Kimberly Moore
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    - Margo Williams
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    - Rodney and Carolyn Totman
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    - Jon Stoddard
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Howard E. Moon, 58, Harveyville, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at his home. He was born November 29, 1952 at Topeka, Kansas, the son of Lyle Ray and Barbara Ruth Jones Moon. He attended Burlingame schools. Mr. Moon served in the United States Army from 1970 to 1972 during the Vietnam War. Upon returning, he was a heavy machinery operator for Westar and Martin Marietta. Watching old westerns was one of his favorite pastimes. Howard married Pamela J. Roberts, May 5, 1970 in Burlingame, Kansas. They were later divorced. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lyle R. Moon, November 3, 2010, Barbara R. Masters, April 19, 1986, and Charlotte M. Moon, January 9, 2006. Survivors include a son, Derek Moon and his wife Kelly, Manhattan, KS; a daughter, Robin Meseke and her husband Rick, Topeka, KS; two sisters, Shelia Hill, Harveyville, KS; Jo Elaine Erickson, Topeka, KS; three brothers, Thomas Moon, Topeka, KS; George Masters II, Carbondale, KS; Scott Masters, Burlingame, KS; three grandchildren, Samantha, Cameron, Lauren, a step-father, George Masters, Burlingame, KS; and numerous nieces and nephews. Howard will lie in state at Carey Funeral Home, Burlingame, Kansas, from noon to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, April 23, 2011, where the family will receive friends and relatives from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. A funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2011 at the Wilmington Church of Christ, Wilmington, Kansas. Burial with Military graveside services will be conducted by an Army Honor Detail. Immediately following burial for Howard, Military graveside inurnment services will be conducted for his father Lyle R. Moon, by an Army Honor Detail, in Wilmington Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, and sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 196, Burlingame, KS 66413.
Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on Apr. 22, 2011
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