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Duane D. "D.D." Moore

August 2, 1934 — September 30, 2010

Duane D. “DD” Moore, 76, passed away on Thursday, September 30, at Reid Hospital.
He was born in Richmond on February 8, 1934 to George H. and Gertrude Toney Moore. He graduated from Fountain City High School in 1952 and married the former Carolyn Sue Lacey on May 29, 1955. They raised 2 daughters during their 55 years together. He lived in the Webster community for over 40 years, where he was a Charter Member and former chief of the Webster Volunteer Fire Department.

Mr. Moore began a railroad career with the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1955 and stayed on with the Penn Central Railroad and Conrail until his retirement in 2000. He also installed fencing part-time for Montgomery-Ward and Sears. He enjoyed fishing, spending time with family and playing cards. He also enjoyed carrying a conversation. He coached girls softball in Williamsburg during the 1970’s.

Mr. Moore will be missed by his wife of 55 years, Carolyn, of Richmond; 2 daughters, Cheryl Moran and her husband, Dennis, of Richmond; Toby Terkhorn, of Knightstown; 2 grandchildren, Sarah Lee and her husband, Bob, and Erika Hadler; 1 great-grandson, Robert Edward “Eddie” Lee III; 2 sisters, Alice Conway, of New Paris, Ohio; Rachel Camden, of Richmond; 1 brother, George “Tom” Moore, of Greens Fork; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Moore was preceded in death by his parents, 9 sisters and 2 brothers.

A funeral ceremony will be conducted by Pastor Scott Robinson at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 4 at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Spartanburg Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, October 3, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the charitable organization of the donor’s choice.


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