Ronald Thomas Moore, 79, of Gibson City peacefully passed away at 4:05 pm Tuesday February 25, 2020 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, IL with his family at his side. A visitation will be held 4:00-8:00 pm Monday March 2, 2020 at Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City. His funeral service will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday March 3, 2020 at Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City with Kenny Chumbley officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at Drummer Township Cemetery in Gibson City. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center or Advocate Hospice Foundation.
Ron was born July 13, 1940 in Dix Township a son of Guy and Flossie McPherson Moore. He married Rose Ann Bridgwater on August 27, 1966 in Gibson City. She passed away on September 22, 2016.
He is survived by two daughters Jill (Jonathan) Contreras of Crestwood and Jody (Curt) Nettles of Clinton. Five grandchildren whom he adored Micaela Contreras, Lucas Contreras, Henry (Savanah) Nettles, Clayton (Kara) Nettles and Levi (Madi Filkin) Nettles. Also, a great grandchild arriving in April. One sister Martha Sue (Joe) Smith of St. Joseph, two brothers Johnny (Brenda) Moore of Fairbury and Jimmy (Karen) Moore of Melvin and a brother-in-law Ron Mosby of Houston, Texas and many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Bobby Moore and two sisters Berneta Baker and Leatrice Mosby.
Ron was a life long farmer in the Gibson City, Melvin and Sibley area. He was also a United States Army Veteran Military Police officer. A member of the Sibley American Legion, The Ford County Farm Bureau, Ford County Extension Board, Sibley grain Company Board, Sibley Business and Historical Society and the Ford County Zoning Board. He was a 4-H leader and enjoyed volunteering at the Ford County Food Bank. He was a kind hearted man with an infectious smile and will be missed by all that knew and loved him.
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