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Ronald Eric Michael Moore  

Passed on May 11, 2018. Born June 9, 1949 to Mary Morse Moore and Thomas Moore, died suddenly and unexpectedly outside of Frankfurt, Germany with his wife Margot nearby.
Ron was a retired Navy Seal. He served the United States military in Vietnam earning three Purple Heart medals as well as a Bronze Star. His experience in Vietnam included being injured and being captured, tortured, escaping and being recaptured by North Vietnamese forces. Following his military service, he returned to Washington and received a degree in accounting and business administration from the University of Maryland. At the University of Maryland, he met his first wife Waltraud and while in the Washington, DC area his daughter Hildegard Moore was born. All three returned to Germany in the 1977.
In Frankfurt, Ron worked in senior positions in the banking industry and retired as operations manager (Innenleiter). During his time in Germany he was in the US Navy Reserve and active with the American Legion. After his retirement Ron became an ordained minister and served as Department Chaplain as well as a term as Department Commander for the American Legion Department of France.
He enjoyed sailing, skiing and motorcycles, riding out in 10 consecutive years as part of the American Legion Riders Legacy Run in the US to raise funds for scholarships for children of fallen US military members.
Ron grew up in in the Barnard Hill area of Washington, DC. He attended Taft Junior High School and McKinley Tech High School where he was active in the band. He had a strong interest in music including the trumpet, French horn, guitar and piano.
Ron is survived by his wife, Margot Ziegler, his daughter, Hildegard Moore, her husband, Guido Moore and their daughter, Isabelle, residents of Neuss, Germany. He will be dearly missed and remembered by his surviving cousins Rozan Cater, Garrett Florence, Martin Puryear, Michael Puryear, Rachelle Puryear, Milton Puryear, Maynard Puryear and Mark Puryear and their families. Services at a later date

Published in The Washington Post on May 15, 2018
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