Walter “Dub” Moore, 93, of Washington, Kan., died January 13, 2018 at the Washington County Hospital. Visitation was Thursday, January 18, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Ward Funeral Home in Washington. The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 19, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church near Greenleaf. Rev. Matthew Durance officiated. Music included “I Know My Redeemer Lives”, “I am But a Stranger Here” and “Abide with Me”. The pallbearers were Clint Moore, Randy Wise, Christopher Montague, Tim George, Brady Wyatt and Casey McLenon. The honorary pallbearers were Jim George, Ernie George, Travis Sanders, Justin Gross and Austin Reed. Burial was in the Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery. Dub was born on May 8, 1924 to John L. and Eva M (Jones) Moore. He graduated from Morrowville High School and served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. On February 9, 1951, he married Lucile Pruser at Linn. This union was blessed with four children, Steven, Debra, JoAnn and Janet. Dub enjoyed building furniture, doing woodworking projects, playing cards, bingo, and going fishing in his younger days. He enjoyed hearing about things his great-grandkids and great-great-granddaughter had done or said. He loved watching sports on television and following Kansas University, Kansas State and the Kansas City Royals and going to the casino. When he was younger he worked at Moore Brothers gas station, Wennt’s Construction, was a carpenter and farmer, and at Don’s Standard Station. He worked as a custodian for USD 222 for over twenty years before retiring. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lucile in 1999; and two brothers, Donald “Gooch” Moore and Everett “Whimp” Moore. Survivors include his children, Steven (Stephanie) Moore, Emporia, Kan., Debra (Gary) Montague, Washington, JoAnn (John) George, Woodland Park, Colo., Janet (Dr. Douglas) Sanders, Plano, Tex.; twelve grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter. A memorial fund has been established to Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Contributions may be sent in care of Ward Funeral Home.
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