Donald Edwin Moore(1932 - 2012)

Donald E. Moore, 79, of Merritt Island, Florida, passed away suddenly on December 2, 2012.

Mr. Moore was born on December 9, 1932 in Aitch, PA, to Heston and Irene Moore. He graduated from Penn State University and was retired from the Orlando Utilities Commission. Mr. Moore was a member of the Messiah Choral Society and the Rotary Club for many years. He was an avid sports fan playing football, tennis, fishing, and golf. Go Magic!

He is survived by his loving wife, Mrs. Bennie Moore; one daughter, Carol Seazholtz (John); three sons, Paul Moore (Sandy), David Moore (Maggie) and Jonathan Moore (Eli); as well as three stepdaughters, Rhonda Bell, Linda Scott (Jim) and Brenda Allen (Andy). Grandpa Don was blessed with thirteen grandchildren, eight step grandchildren and one step great-grandchild. He is also survived by a sister, Shirley Radnothy (Lou), and a brother, Ronnie Moore (Jackie), and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are 4-5 PM followed by a Memorial Service beginning at 5 PM on Friday, December 7, 2012 in the Chapel at First Baptist Church of Merritt Island. Interment will be at Glendale Cemetery, Umatilla, Florida.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Donald E. Moore scholarship fund at Merritt Island Christian School, 140 Magnolia Ave., Merritt Island, FL 32952.

Condolences may be shared at

Funeral Home

Wylie-Baxley Merritt Island Funeral Home
1360 N Courtenay Pkwy Merritt Island, FL 32953
(321) 452-6565

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Dec. 5, 2012