Decatur, Illinois

Decatur, Illinois
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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Obituary Updates for Dick Huston and John Moore

This blog earlier alerted you to the deaths of Dick Huston (see here) and John Moore (see here). Both of those alerts had info from their MacArthur years and other photos.

The following are the recently published formal obituaries of these two members of our Mac Class of 1965. Continued condolences for continuing losses.

Richard Lynn Huston, 68, of Decatur, died 9:00 P.M., Friday April 15, 2016 in Decatur Memorial Hospital. 
A Family led Memorial Service will be 4:00 P.M. Saturday, May 7, 2016, in Mound Chapel Church of God. There will be no visitation. Tanzyus Logan Funeral Services is assisting the Huston Family with these arrangements.
Richard was born June 27, 1947 in Decatur, the son of Earl Wayne and Marguerite Elizabeth (Scheef) Huston. He worked for Wabash Railroad and Later Norfolk Southern. He then worked for Traver Block Supply through Teamsters Local #279. He married Mary Thompson on February 20, 1992 in Decatur and she survives.
Surviving are his wife Mary of Decatur; Sons David Lee Gunter and wife Kathryn of Harrisburg, Il., Daniel Leon Gunter and wife Amber of West Frankfort, Il, and Richard Lynn Gunter and wife Christa of Cedar Hill, Mo.; 14 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren; and sister Mary St. Pierre and husband Charles of Des Moines, Ia.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents.
The Family would like to thank Dr. Collins, Dr. Arnold, and the staff of D.M.H. cardiac care unit for the excellent care that Richard received.
Obituary written by family members. Source.

John M. Moore, 69, of Decatur, IL passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2016.
In keeping with John’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association. 
John was born on December 29, 1946 in Decatur, IL, the son of Roy and Loraine (Brown) Moore. He worked at Firestone Tire Co. for 34 years. John married Bonnie Ruby on July 20, 1968. John loved hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his wife: Bonnie Moore; children: Sherri (J.D.) Miller, Shon (Melanie) Moore and Mathew (Gidgetta) Moore; grandchildren: Gage and Garrett Miller, Jordan Miller Sims, Samantha and Drake Moore, Aesha Bunch and Briana Roe; great grandson: Hunter Pierce.
He was preceded by his parents, grandparents: Wilber and Ruth Moore, Earl and Ethel Brown and his brother: Roy E. Moore, Jr.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at
Obituary written by family members. Source.