Michael Moore, 70, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 1:20 pm February 11, 2021 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born October 3, 1950 in Centralia, Illinois to the late Lawrence Allen and Vivian (Gibbs) Moore.
Michael is survived by his life partner of thirty years, Bill Marick of Mount Vernon, Illinois; daughter, Michelle Smith of Mount Vernon, Illinois; sons, Derek Moore and wife, Becky of Mascoutah, Illinois, Blake Moore and wife, Jessica of Mascoutah, Illinois; grandchildren, Makayla Smith, Miah Smith, Landon Moore, Faith Moore, Ava Moore, Halle Moore, Ellis Moore; brothers, Bill Moore and Bobby Moore; sister, Debbie Grasher; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Michael was preceded in death by his sisters, Sandra Kay Scarbrough, Melba June Moore, Beverly Bateman and brother, Thomas Moore.
Mr. Moore worked at McLean Trucking Company, Next Day Motor Freight, Moore Motor Freight and lastly until retirement at Central Transport. He was a member of New Life Church in Salem and Central Christian Church in Mount Vernon. Michael will be dearly missed.
A Visitation will be held Monday, February 15, 2021 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am at Newell Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois. Memorials may be made in Michael’s honor to St. Jude’s Children Hospital or Wounded Warriors Project.
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