James F. Moore
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James F. Moore, age 80, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on June 21, 2013 surrounded by his loving family.
Jim was the third son of the late Alice Hedges Moore and Russell Moore. Jim graduated from Clarkson University with a BS in Chemical Engineering and proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1954-1956 as part of the Occupation Forces in Germany. He later graduated from the University of Delaware with an MBA. He worked at ICI as well as Hercules before joining LaMotte Co. in Chestertown, MD as VP of International Sales. After he retired in 1998, he enjoyed working for several car dealers in the area delivering cars.
Jim was involved with the Boy Scouts for many years. He was also a licensed Red Cross Sailing Instructor. His love of sailing led him to get his Captain's license and he sailed as a crew member of the Kalmar Nyckle. He loved traveling, camping and sailing the Chesapeake in his 24' Islander.
Jim was predeceased by his parents and brothers, Robert and John, as well as his son, David. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Linda; daughter Jennifer Moore (Geoffrey); son Darrin Moore (Troy); son Brett Henry (Wendy); daughter Joelle Patterson (Ken); grandchildren Maria, Martin, Kelsey, Shelby, Ashlyn and Trace; brother William (Jane) and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Jim's life will be held at 2 pm on Saturday June 29, 2013 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 1314 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE with visitation at 1 pm in the church lounge. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to CaringBridge by going to their website (www.caringbridge.org), mailing a check to CaringBridge, Donation Processing Center, PO Box 6032, Albert Lea, MN 56007-6632, or by phone 651-452-7941. Donations can also be made to Heartland Home Health and Hospice, 256 Chapman Road, Suite 102, Newark, DE 19702.
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Published in The News Journal from June 27 to June 28, 2013