Bob Moore

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 4/29/2013 17:00:00

Willard OH 44890 4/30/2013 11:00:00

Bob Moore, age 84, resident of Willard, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at The Willows in Willard, Ohio. He was born on November 28, 1928 in Lookout, Kentucky to the late Lawrence and Rhoda (Ratliff) Moore. Bob was a 1947 High School graduate and then went on to serve his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Moore had a long association with IGA, as he first started working as a Meat Supervisor and from there went on to own three IGA stores in Oberlin, Huron and Willard. He also served as a director of Industrial Savings and Loan from 1979 to 2001. Bob was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge, Willard Country Club, and Golf Hammock Country Club in Sebring, Florida.
Mr. Moore is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Yvonne (Phipps) Moore; daughter, Rhonda (Tom) Bedall of Cincinnati, Ohio; son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Mary Moore of Willard, Ohio; three grandchildren, Matthew (Ellie) Moore of Dublin, Ohio; Maranda Moore (Keith Kipp) of Columbus, Ohio; and Levi Bedall of Cincinnati, Ohio; one great grandchild, Sophia Moore; two brothers, Bill (Betty) Moore of Erwin, Tennessee; Tom (Lois) Moore of Danville, Virginia; three sisters, Ella Kitchen of Norfolk, Virginia; Linda (Bob) Lett of Greenville, South Carolina; and Shirley Persinger of Montgomery, West Virginia; and special friend of the family, Carol Lofland of Willard, Ohio.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by twin grandsons, Mark and Luke Moore and a brother, Kenneth Moore.
Friends may call on Monday, April 29, 2013 at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at the Grace United Methodist Church in Willard, Ohio at 11:00 AM, with Pastor Doug Winner officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio. Memorial contributions can be made to the Grace United Methodist Church in Willard, Ohio or Pro Seniors 7162 Reading Road, Suite 1150, Cincinnati, Ohio 45237. Online condolences can be left for the family at


Anna (Younger) Majoras - May 1, 2013

Moore Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Moore was the nicest man and I have great memories of growing up in Willard and seeing him when my mom and I would go to the grocery store. May God comfort you during this difficult time.

Sharon and Larry Wingert - Apr 30, 2013

Yvonne, Randy, and Rhonda—–We are very sorry to learn of Bob’s passing. Please know we are praying for all of you.

Mary Day - Apr 30, 2013

I know you are already missing your dad so much, and that he will remain in your thoughts always. Together you hold many wonderful memories of life well-lived. Thinking of you and your family and hoping you all take comfort in the memories. Love,

Beth and Bill Goodsite - Apr 30, 2013

Randy, Rhonda and Yvonne,
Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers. Bob had been through so much over the past few months. Hold more pleasant memories close to you.

Sharon Snipes - Apr 29, 2013

I enjoyed Bob so much while in the swing bed program at Willard Mercy. We shared some good times. He was a nice man to know. Sympathy to the family for the days ahead. God Bless.

Grace Sewall - Apr 29, 2013

Dear Rhonda and Family,
You are in my thoughts and prayers. Heartfelt condolences to you and entire family for the loss of your dad, Bob.

Katie Chisholm - Apr 29, 2013

Moore Family,
Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.
God Bless.

Diane & Dave Kleinfelter - Apr 29, 2013

Rhonda and Moore Family, may God give you comfort and peace during this time of loss. Hold on to all those great family memories.

Mary Arnold - Apr 29, 2013

Rhonda, I remember how much I enjoyed meeting your parents at your wedding and seeing what a loving, devoted family you came from. That can never be lost. Thinking of you and your entire family during this sad time and hoping you all take comfort in wonderful memories.

Laurie Crothers - Apr 29, 2013

Rhonda and family – I am so sorry for your loss. Your Dad was a great man and will be missed dearly. Thought and prayers go out to you all.

Rose Scollard - Apr 29, 2013

Rhonda and family,
My sympathies to you and your family on the loss of your Dad. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Wendy Ayres Daniel - Apr 29, 2013

Keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers.

Bev Ganni - Apr 29, 2013

Randy, Mary and family
My thoughts and prayers are with you. He was a super guy and so wonderful to come into contact with when he was at the store. God Bless all of you.

Dan & Karen Major - Apr 29, 2013

Yvonne, Randy, Rhonda and families, Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Bob was kind gentleman and wonderful neighbor. Hold your memories close. Dan & Karen

Roberta & Allan Phipps - Apr 28, 2013

Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Find peace in knowing that others share very deeply in your loss. Allan & Roberta

Mary Salem - Apr 28, 2013

Dear Rhonda and Family, I am so very sorry to hear of your father’s and husband’s passing. My mom Jean and I send our deepest sympathy,. Remember all the happy times and know he is at peace and smiling down on all of you.

Doug and Harriet Garling - Apr 28, 2013

Our prayers and thoughts are with Yvonne and family. Bob was a great friend and neighbor when we lived on Myrtle Avenue. a gentleman and true friend that will be missed. He was a true leader in Willard.

Larry and Charla Dent - Apr 28, 2013

We are so sorry for your loss. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Jeremy and Krista Sowers - Apr 28, 2013

Randy and family,
We are so very sorry for your loss! Sending strength and courage in this time of need! I so enjoyed taking care of Mr. Moore! God bless you al1!
The Sowers family

keith porter - Apr 28, 2013

Very sorry to hear about your father Randy. May he RIP. Prayers go out to you and Mary and family.
Your Friend
Keith Porter

Tania Weaver Gomes & Family - Apr 28, 2013

Yvonne, Randy, Rhonda & Family,
So sorry to hear about Bob’s passing. He was such a sweet man and he will be missed by so many of us.
May God give you the strength to get through this most difficult time.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Jolynn Ware - Apr 27, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God hold you in His arms . Jolynn Ware

mick, sandi & michaella o'brien - Apr 27, 2013

Moore family, so sorry for your loss of Bob. Wonderful person. Prayers are with you.

Margaret Drury - Apr 27, 2013

I am very sorry for your loss. May our good Lord fill you with His peace.
Margaret Drury

Walter (Dixie) Howell & daughter - Apr 27, 2013

Our condolences to Bob’s family..we were saddened to read of his passing this morning. Dad will miss his visits with Bob..a true and loyal friend over the years.

Dawn & Jim Yunker - Apr 27, 2013

Rhonda and family, know you all are in the thoughts and prayers of so many friends. Long cherish the memories.

Becky (Myers) Shafer - Apr 27, 2013

Growing up in Willard with Rhonda as my high school friend, I perceived her dad, Mr. Moore as an honorable business man and brilliant leader in the community, as well as a loving, endearing man, fully devoted to his family. May God grant his family safe travel and peace greater than loss.

Donn and Liz Lidington - Apr 27, 2013

He will be missed by many….including his backyard neighbors. Loving thoughts to the family — you have lost someone very special…we share your grief. Donn and Liz Lidington