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George D. Moore

George D. Moore ’46, 94, passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at his home. He was the husband of Elayne Moore.

George Donald Moore, 94 years of age, of 924 Diana St, Fort Morgan, Colorado left this earthly life at home and entered into glory on March 4, 2023. He was born in 1928 to William A Moore and Willamay Moore (MacMillan) in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Hershey Industrial School for Boys in Hershey Pennsylvania class of 1946, now known as Milton Hershey School. He obtained his bachelors degree in education in 1971 and later his Masters degree in education in 1973; both from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO.

George served his country in the United States Army with the Army of Occupation in Germany during the Korean War. He worked as a vehicle and aircraft mechanic. After returning home from his military service, he worked as a mechanic for General Motors in the Philadelphia region. He later became a teacher in automotive technology for Brown Technical High School located in Wilmington, Delaware. In 1968 he moved his family to Greeley Colorado to assume to role of senior instructor for the newly formed automotive program with Aims Community College where he worked until his retirement in 1988.

After retirement, George became an avid and talented woodworker and busied himself with numerous projects for his home, family and friends. He was active with this up through 2020. He volunteered with Habitat for Humanity assisting with home building in the Greeley area for several decades. George was a quiet man of faith but possessed a strong presence. He was a generous, loyal and loving husband and father. He appreciated all that life brought his way and lived with a spirit of gratefulness. Family and friends often commented that they remembered his laughter more than anything. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Willamay Moore, and his four sisters. George is survived by his wife, Elayne, of 71 years, two sons, Richard Moore (Mimi) of Sloan, IA and Andrew Moore (Debra) of Fort Morgan, CO., four grandchildren, Aaron and Paul (Mel) of Omaha, NE., Sean (Lindsey) of Kansas City MO., Ryan (Tanelle) of Spearfish, SD., and 10 great-grandchildren. The family, upon last wishes, will not be hosting a service. If friends desire to express their condolences, they can mail cards to 924 Diana St, Fort Morgan, CO 80701.

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