Gene R. Moore

Obituary

Gene R. Moore

Geneseo - Gene R. Moore, 86 of Geneseo died on Monday, April 12, 2021 at Woodridge Assisted Living Center, Geneseo surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 17th at the Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, Geneseo. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.

Gene Raymond Moore was born November 27, 1934 in Caruthersville MO the son of Byron and Charity "June" (Chilton) Moore. He graduated Danville High School in 1952. On October 2, 1955 he married Marlene Haurez in Danville, IL. She died February 7, 2021. He served in the U.S. Air Force before graduating from Worsham School of Mortuary Science, Chicago, IL. Gene moved to Kewanee, IL in 1969 to work for Cavanaugh & Schueneman Funeral Home. He later became a partner with the addition of Sheffield and Annawan Funeral Homes and moving to Sheffield in 1975. He retired in 1999 from Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services.

Memberships include Geneseo Masonic Lodge and Moose Lodge. He loved to golf, go to the casino, and travel, especially to Florida where he enjoyed spending the winters for over 30 years.

Survivors include his daughter, Cheryl (David) Garrett, Bloomington, IL; sons, David (Ellen) Moore and Eric (Renee) Moore, all of Geneseo; grandchildren, Daniel (Colleen) Garrett, Christopher Garrett, Adam ( Amber) Moore, Kasey Moore, Alexander (Fiancée Bryanna Neria) Moore, Jonathan Moore, Elliott Moore; great grandchildren, Eric Carriger, Mavrick Carriger, Bradley Garrett, Catherine Garrett, and Killian Garrett. He is also survived by his sister, Colleen Moore, Danville, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and two brothers John " Buddy" and William Moore.

Video Tribute and condolences at Gene's obituary at www.stackhousemoore.com

Published on April 23, 2021