News Death Notice
MOORE, Jr., Frederick F. passed away on Sunday July 7, 2013 at Atrium Medical Center. Fred was born in Middletown, Ohio, June 25, 1937. He was the oldest son of the late Dorothy (Saunders) and Frederick F. Moore. He was a graduate of Middletown High School. Fred served with the United States Air Force from 1958 to 1962. He was the first African American member of the Middletown Fire Department serving over 26 years until his retirement in 1998. He also spent over 30 years as a part time employee with Sears at the Towne Mall. Fred was preceded in death by his mother Dorothy (Moore) Coleman, father Frederick F. Moore and step-father Robert Coleman. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 49 years, Shirley; two daughters, Michelle Moore of Toledo, Ohio, and Nicole (Michael) Moore-Thompson of McCordsville, Indiana; son, Fred A. (Monique) Moore of Canton, Ohio; brother, James Moore of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; six grandchildren, Josiah, Chandler, Freddy, Michael, Zipporah, and Nyjia; aunt, Cleo Clay; cousins, Sylvester Jackson, Richard Moore, and Luther Childs; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be Saturday, 11am at Bethel AME Church 1507 Yankee Rd. Middletown, OH. Friends may call from 10am until time of service. Interment at Woodside Cemetery. Arrangements by Hall Jordan & Pretty Memorial Chapel 918 S. Main St. Middletown, OH.