March 2, 1923 - July 18, 2020
James Frederick Moore, 97, passed away on July 18, 2020 in Carrier Mills. He was born March 2, 1923 in Cairo, to Frank and Myrtle (Ray) Moore. He married Margaret Louise (Shelton) Moore in New Orleans, LA on October 28, 1944 at the Church of Christ located at 7th and Camp Streets by Pastor Frank McMullins. Together they shared 70 plus wonderful years. The had and enjoyed a great journey of their achievements. They are proudest of their children, Forrest, Marsha, and Cheryl for just being outstanding, self-supporting American citizens. Fred graduated from Cairo High School. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Merchant Marine Cadet Corp at Kings Point, New York. In addition, he also has a Bachelor of Science and Master’s degrees from SIU Carbondale. He retired from the Office of Student Work and Financial Assistance SIU Carbondale. He and Margaret, with grandchildren and elderly parents, traveled all 50 states, all provinces of Canada, most Mexican States, Europe, China, Russia, India, Australia, South America, the Fiji Islands, and the Panama Canal. Fred was a member of the Church of Christ in Cairo and a member of the Master, Mates, and Pilots Union in New Orleans, LA. His DD214 credits him 3900 hours of continuous sea duty. He was a WWII U.S. Merchant Marine Veteran. His area of service includes the following theatres: North Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea and North Africa, South Pacific, China-Burma-India area and the North Pacific. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Margaret Moore, as well as his half-brother, Larry Jefferies and half-sister, Louise Jefferies. Interment will take place at Mound City National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Elementary Media Centers in Harrisburg, IL in care of the school principal or superintendent, 411 W. Poplar Street, Harrisburg, IL 62946.
James Frederick Moore, 97, passed away on July 18, 2020 in Carrier Mills. He was born March 2, 1923 in Cairo, to Frank and Myrtle (Ray) Moore. He married Margaret Louise (Shelton) Moore in New Orleans, LA on October 28, 1944 at the Church... View Obituary & Service Information
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