Services are at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church, Coal Valley, with the Rev. Tim Snart officiating. Burial is at Rock Island National Cemetery. Visitation is from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church. Memorials may be made to Quad Cities Greyhound Adoption. Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Coal Valley, is in charge of arrangements.
Gary Michael Moore was born on Jan. 2, 1946, in Niagara Falls, N.Y., the son of Norman W. and Shirley Maxon Moore. He graduated from Niagara County Community College, and served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He married Connie Morse on June 23, 1968, in Ransomville, N.Y.
He was employed by General Motors for 37 years, retiring as methods operator at the Delphi Plant in Lockport, N.Y, in 2000. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Coal Valley, and UAW Local 686. He loved sports, especially the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres, music, especially Native American flutes, and fishing.
Gary is survived by his wife, Connie; three sons and their wives, Scott and Rebecca Moore, Silvis, Mark and Karen Moore, Geneseo, and Jason Moore, Fort Wayne, Ind.; three grandchildren, Gracie, Jeremy and Kashanti; his sister and brother-in-law, Karen and Dave Traina, Buffalo, N.Y.; and his dog, Charlie, whom he called his fourth son.
Gary's family invites friends to share stories and condolences and light a candle in his memory at www.TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.