William H. Moore

Gillespie | Thursday, December 16 2010

He was born on December 10, 1922 in Rolla, MO, the son of Edward B. and Pearl (Parish) Moore Parker. 

He married Helen Roberson on August 17, 1941 in Corning, Arkansas.  She preceded him in death in 1992.

William worked as a furnace operator for Olin Corporation until his retirement in 1983.   

He is survived by two daughters, Barb Gundlach and Paulette Griffith all of Gillespie; a son, Ernest Moore of Edwardsville; several grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, two daughters, Cindy Branch and Shirley Smith and a son, Donald Ray, three brothers, Edward, Fred and Jim and two sisters, Esther and Inez.   

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 pm Sunday, December 19, 2010 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto where funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm Monday, December 20, 2010 with Rev. Larry Thornton officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens Cemetery in Bethalto with full military honors.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.

Online Condolences and guest book may be found at

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