Howard D. Moor

Born: Sat., Mar. 10, 1928
Died: Sat., Jul. 8, 2017


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Wed., Jul. 12, 2017
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Jul. 12, 2017
Location: Montpelier - East Main St.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Jul. 13, 2017
Location: First United Methodist Church

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Howard D. Moor, 89, of Montpelier passed away Saturday afternoon at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan.  He was born on March 10, 1928 in Edon, Ohio to Harold F. and Alta P. (Alwood) Moor.  Howard graduated from Montpelier High School in 1946.  On December 20, 1946, he married Dortha Smith in Montpelier and she preceded him in death on September 25, 1999.

Howard was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Montpelier.  He retired from the Norfolk & Western & Wabash Railroad in 1979 as an engineer.  After retirement Howard drove school bus for the Montpelier Exempted Village School District, and owned and operated a mowing business for 20 years.  He also was a Superior Township farmer for most of his life.  

He is survived by two daughters, Caron (Duane) Dehnbostel of Ridgeville Corners, and Carol (Jerry) Stoy of Montpelier; one son Kent (Loletia “Leta”) Moor of Montpelier; eleven grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren; and one sister Mary Flynn of Bryan.

Howard was preceded in death by his parents, wife Dortha, two brothers Harold and Herbert Moor and an infant sister Marjorie Moor.

Visitation for Howard will be on Wednesday, July 12 from 2-4 and 5-7pm at the Thompson Funeral Home on Main Street in Montpelier.  Services will be Thursday at 11 am at First United Methodist Church with Pastor Frank Kampel to officiate.  Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Montpelier.  Memorial contributions may be given to First United Methodist Church.  

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   Posted Sun July 09, 2017
Caron,Carol,Kent . I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad .prayers of peace and comfort to the family .... rest in peace Howard

Cheryl Mettler Garrett
   Posted Sun July 09, 2017
Caron, Carol and Kent : Please accept my condolences to you after learning that Howard passed. The three of you were so very lucky in having such wonderful parents.Life is so short and time goes by so quickly that you have to store up loving memories every chance you can get. I know you have many such loving memories of your parents . When missing them, just look inside your heart, there, you will find them , for they never left you. They will be in your heart forever.

Mike &a Sherlene Hoffman
   Posted Tue July 11, 2017
Karen & family, Please accept our condolences on the passing of your father. Keep your many memories close to your heart and it will give you peace in the days to come. Bless your family.

Frank and Jeanette Hull and family
   Posted Wed July 12, 2017
Kent, Leta and entire family---we are so sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed having Howard as our neighbor for the last 15 years. Always a smile and willing to lend a hand if needed----we were always amazed at how busy he was with his mowing and everything--he kept busy for sure. What a hard worker!---very nice man, indeed.
Love and Blessings to you all!
The Hull family-along with Marty and Ashley Thorp family&Jacob and Heather Swager family)

Marilyn Dunseth Moor
   Posted Wed July 12, 2017
Carol, Caron, and Kent and families and Mary Flyn and families:
Please know that you are in my prayers and know that Howard is at last with his wife and siblings and friends. God be with you now.

Randy and Becky Adans
   Posted Thu July 13, 2017
Kent, Leta, Brock, and Kaley,

We are so sorry for your loss. You have our heartfelt sympathy.

   Posted Mon July 17, 2017
My deepest condolences to the Moor family, may you find comfort in prayer and the beautiful words of Isaiah 25:8 where God promises us that He will soon eliminate all death and suffering.

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