Delmar Moore, 93, of Forsyth died Monday, April 15, 2019 at his residence.
Interment, with military honors will be at 1:00 P.M. Friday, May 3, 2019 in
the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield.
Delmar Moore was born Friday, October 9, 1925 in Joplin, MO to Jasper
Delmar and Mary (Hathaway) Moore. He attended school in Oklahoma. During
WWII he enlisted in the U.S. Army Airforce and served as a gunner aboard a
B-52 Bomber. He was awarded the WWII Victory Medal, Air Medal, American
Theatre Service Medal, European African Middle Eastern Service Medal, and
Good Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Staff
Sergeant in 1945. After his military service, he became an Over the Road
Truck Driver. He met Patsy Marie Shivers in Atoka, OK and they were married
October 26, 1983 in Springfield, MO. Delmar retired from truck driving with
Yellow Freight in 1993.
Delmar was very knowledgeable about most subject and stood by his beliefs.
He enjoyed fishing, tinkering on cars, working on engines, computers and
NASCAR. Most important, he adored his wife, Patsy. He was a member of the
V.F.W and was of the Baptist Faith.
He is survived by his wife, Patsy of Forsyth; three sons, Robert Moore and
wife, Jenny of Alba, MO, Ricky Johnston of Tishomingo, OK, Robbie Johnston
and wife, Debbie of Stringtown, OK; four daughters, Cherry Troxel of
Hendersonville, NC, Sandy Betebenner of Carl Junction, MO, Pamela Purdue
and husband, Roy of Forsyth, Patricia Finestead and husband, Timothy of
Forsyth and many grand and great-greatgrandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral
Home, Forsyth, MO. Website: ksefuneralhome.net.
Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home
Funeral Home 15945 U.S. Hwy 160
Forsyth, MO. 65653
(417) 546-6250 "There is a Difference"