RICHARD MOORE(1930 - 2014)

Richard Allen Moore, 83, was born on August 7, 1930 and passed away on January 26, 2014. A life long resident of the Kansas City area, he loved the founding values of this country joining the United States Army 45th Infantry Division, serving in Korea from 1952-53 earning the Commendation Ribbon with Metal Pendant and the Bronze Star. He made lasting friends from all over. Instead of seeing a total stranger, he always saw a potential friend. He is survived by sons Rick and Jamie, grandson Lincoln, brother John, and wife Cheryl. He will be honored at a memorial service held at the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery on March 7th at 3:00 PM. To learn more about Richard, visit

Published in Kansas City Star on Feb. 23, 2014