Fred Moore
1929 - 2021
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Fred Moore

Feb. 6, 1929 - Feb. 16, 2021


Fred Moore, of Buchanan, died Tuesday, February 16 in St. Joseph, Michigan. He was born on February 6, 1929 to the late Ted Moore of Logansport, IN and Kathryn Best Moore.

At the age of 16, he left school to become a lifelong farmer. He also drove bus for the Buchanan School System and worked at both Clark Equipment Company, Buchanan and Vail Rubber Company, St. Joseph. On September 23, 1950, he married Joan Leggett of Michigan City, IN, who passed away in 2016.

Fred is survived by his five children, Fred J. (Debra) of Lansing, MI, Linda of Hillsdale, MI, Patricia of Buchanan, MI, Dale (Laurie) of Buchanan, MI, and Steve (Joni) of Raleigh, NC. Also surviving are six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and his special friend, Joyce Ferris. He will be missed by all who knew him. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, and half sister, Betty Cullison.

There will be a private graveside service with a celebration of life to be held later in the year. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to RAM or the charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences can be made at

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Published in South Bend Tribune on Feb. 21, 2021.
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February 22, 2021
Thanks for all the good times at Clark. You were a good guy and always a smile.
Frank LaLone
February 22, 2021
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February 21, 2021
Another good man gone. I've been proud to call him friend since I was just a "pup". No dought Freddie will brighten the heavens with his arrival. Roselynn and I send our condolences to Joyce and the family. Don & Roselynn Fernwalt
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