John Carver Moore passed into the hands of the Lord on May 16, 2013, at the age of 94. John was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and a longtime resident of Simi Valley, having moved here in 1965. He was born a twin on June 25, 1918, in Glendale, Calif. His brother was Thomas Moore and predeceased John in 1920. John graduated from Chapman University with a Bachelor of Arts in Education in 1942. He served in the United States Army during World War II
. Shortly after military service, he began his teaching career in Calexico, Calif., as a history and math instructor. In 1947, he moved back to Los Angeles where he began teaching in the Los Angeles City Unified School District. He taught high school physiology and biology for many years then completed his career as a school counselor. During his years of teaching, he also went to University of Southern California and received his Master's of Education in 1973. He officially retired in 1997 after 50 years of service with the school district. He was always active with his church, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran, performing many functions including his favorite, singing bass in the choir. He will be dearly missed by his surviving family members: his wife of 64 years, Mary Boston Moore; daughter, Rosemary (Bruce) Stover of Denver, Colo.; grandchildren, Patrick Stover and Melissa Stover; and nieces, Jeanne (Jim) Hahn, Julie Boston, and Cheryl Kennard. He was predeceased by his son, John Carver Moore II in 1983. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 4191 Cochran St, Simi Valley, Calif. 93063. Memorial service will be held at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church on Friday, May 24, at 11 a.m.