CARROLLTON, Ky. - John Meinrad Moorman, 86, of Carrollton died peacefully Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Louisville Norton Hospital.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, March 22, 2014, at St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery.
He was born in Carrollton, Ky., on Feb. 11, 1928, the son of the late Frank and Helen Framme Moorman.
John was a fourth generation member of St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church. He served in the U.S. Army from 1951 – 1953 during the Korean Conflict
and was a former member of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club. John retired in 1993 after 51 years with the Kroger Co. He began his career as a bag boy and ended it as manager of the Carrollton Kroger store.
He will be remembered for his kind spirit and gentle ways and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Vivian Keith Rice Moorman; daughter, Krista (Jeff) Hunt of St. Louis, Mo.; sons Kerry Moorman of Smith's Grove, Ky., Keith (Leesa) Moorman of Lexington, Ky., Kenny (Carla) Moorman of Lexington, Ky.; and a sister, Frances Rue of Hamilton, Ohio. Grandchildren surviving are Annabel Moorman of Boston, Mass., Atticus Moorman of Colorado Springs, Colo., Christopher Hunt of St. Louis, Mo. and Matthew Moorman of Lexington, Ky. He was preceded in death by hi parents; and two brothers, Elmer Moorman and Maurice Moorman.
Memorial gifts may be made to St. John Catholic Church Youth Group in care of Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, Inc.
Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.