Richard A. Moon GalwayRichard A. Moon, 62, of Galway passed away at Albany Medical Center, Friday, after a short illness. He was born in Glens Falls and grow up in Chestertown and Warrensburg. He had lived in Galway for the past25 years. He was an electrical inspector for MDIA of Watervliet, and also worked for The Inspector in Chateaugay, NY. He played in the Cedar Ridge Band with Butch Ryan, Ken Meyer, and Al Queen. He was a member of the Adirondack Blue Grass League. He was on the Board of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors. Richard is survived by his wife of 24 years, Colleen E. Moon; his sons, Eric (Holly) Moon of Neche, ND, David Moon of Grand Forks, ND, William Moon of Grand Forks, ND and Patrick Dropper of Galway; his brother, Russell Moon of Texas; his sister, Robin (Vincent) Clevenger of Highland, NY; his grandchildren, Madilyn, Brandon, and Kane; his great-grandson, Noah; his father and mother-in-law, John and Nellie Dropper; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and all his friends, including his bluegrass family. The funeral will be Thursday at 12 noon from the Wheeler Funeral Home, 25 Hyde Blvd., Ballston Spa. There will be calling hours at the funeral home before the service on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Burial with full military honors will be held at Saratoga National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American
, 440 New Karner Rd., Albany, NY 12205 or to the
. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.
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Published in The Daily Gazette Co. from Apr. 30 to May 1, 2012