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Wayne J. Moore

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Wayne J. Moore, 85, of Linton, passed away at 11 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at his residence in Linton.

He was born Sept. 1, 1926, in Shelburn, the son of Harry and Hazel (Riggs) Moore.

He was a self-employed carpenter, farmer and formerly worked at the Greene Highway Department, working as superintendent. He served as a Greene County Commissioner from 1976-1980. Wayne was a member of the Linton Moose Lodge and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include a daughter, Debbie Thrasher of Linton; a son, Jay (Christi) Moore of Linton; a sister, Evelyn Kindel of Hobart; five grandchildren, Kevin, Jeremiah, Levi, Jaspar and Caleb Moore; and two great-grandchildren, Peyton and Arianna.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth (Burns) Moore, on Sept. 14, 2008; two sons, Sherrill and Larry Moore; a son-in-law, Rick Thrasher; a daughter-in-law, Jana Moore; a grandson, Jordan K. Moore; three brothers; and two sisters.

A graveside service will be conducted at Morris Chapel Cemetery in the Greene-Sullivan State Forest near Dugger on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 11 a.m. with James Stone officiating. Linton American Legion Post #22 will conduct military graveside rites.

Friends may call at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton from 5-8 p.m. Friday. There will be no visitation on Saturday.

Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.