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RALPH LESTER MOORE


1924 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
RALPH LESTER MOORE Obituary
Ralph Lester Moore, 89, of Lee's Summit, Mo., passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014. Memorial service 12 p.m. Friday, July 11, at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel, burial Floral Hills Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Ralph was born in Pratt, Kan., to Delbert and Nora (Pollard) Moore. He proudly served aboard the USS Robinson in WWII, savoring and sharing stories of his travels through the Panama Canal, to Shanghai, China, and up the Yangtze River. After leaving the Navy, Ralph attended the University of Kansas, earning a degree in Architecture. Ralph worked for Keene, Simpson and Murphy, and Black & Veatch, retiring in 1989. Ralph met his wife-to-be, Virginia L. Barnard, on a blind date. They married in 1955. Ralph and Virginia enjoyed entertaining family and friends at their home at the Lake of the Ozarks. Preceded in death by parents, wife, and sister. Ralph is survived by son, Cary (Cindy) Moore and daughter, Lisa (Jim) Sheahon; grandchildren, Jeremy and Kailey Moore; brother, Kent (Delories) Moore; brother-in-law, Neil (Cathy) Barnard; numerous nieces and nephews; and a contingent of fun loving cousins in Texas. In lieu of flowers, the family asks you to consider making a donation to the Honor Flight Network: donations@honorflight.org. Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.floralhillsfuneralhome.com Arr.: D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Funeral Home, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., KCMO, (816) 353-1218. D. W. Newcomer's Sons Funeral Homes, Cemeteries, Crematories 816-353-1218 www.floralhillsfuneralhome.com
Published in Kansas City Star on July 9, 2014
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