Gene Arnold Moore

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Gene Arnold Moore, 88 years old

Born: May 13th, 1934 in California Junction, Iowa

Deceased: December 23rd, 2022 in Missouri Valley, Iowa

     Gene was born May 13th, 1934 in California Junction, Iowa to mother Verna Palmer. Gene had three siblings.  Gene attended grade school in Missouri Valley.  He served in the Air Force from 1955-1958.  He served in the Airforce Reserve from 1958-1963, during which time he married his wife, Norma, in 1960.  They went on to have four children of their own, while Gene worked at Vickers until retiring in 1992.

     Gene was a member of the Eagle’s Club and St. Paul Lutheran Church in Missouri Valley.  He enjoyed softball, bowling, and golfing.  Gene loved to play cards, ride his scooter, traveling and enjoyed spending time with his family.  He also was an avid fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Chicago Cubs.

     Gene is survived by his sister, Gladys Moore Engler Isom; brother, Melvin Moore (Jane Moore); daughter, Stacy Pippitt (Steve Pippitt); son, Scott Moore (Kay Hersch); daughter, Tara Hartwig (Tim Cooper); along with 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

     Gene was preceded in death by his mother, Verna Palmer; wife, Norma Moore; daughter, Michelle Weber; and sister, Joyce Maloney.

               Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa.

The family would like to invite everyone for a time of fellowship and lunch at the church immediately following the funeral service on Friday.

Military Honors will be conducted by The United States Air Force and Julius F. Mueller American Legion Post #337.

In Loving Memory Of

Gene Arnold Moore


May 13, 1934                         California Junction, Iowa

Entered Into Rest

December 23, 2022                        Missouri Valley, Iowa

Funeral Service

10:30 a.m. Friday, December 30, 2022

St. Paul Lutheran Church

Missouri Valley, Iowa

Officiating                                  Pastor Jean McCartney

Organist                                                  Carole Gorham

Vocalist                                                   Rex Gochenour

Vocal Selections

“Amazing Grace”                            “How Great Thou Art”

“Onward Christian Soldiers”

Honorary Bearers

Steven Pippitt                                                Josh Weber

Colby McIntosh

Casket Bearers

Chad Ring                                                  Taylor Hartwig

Kael Hartwig                                               Patrick Makey

Lucas Pippitt Tim Cooper

Final Resting Place

Oak Grove Cemetery

Missouri Valley, Iowa


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