Edward Arthur Moore Sr., 71, passed away at home on July 25, 2022, surrounded by family following a brief illness.
He was born July 1, 1951, a son to the late Howard Carlisle Moore and Margaret Elizabeth (Noble) Moore.
He was a 1969 graduate of Zane Trace High School in Old Washington where he became a certified Foreman in Ohio Strip Mine School and West Virginia Strip Mine School. He then became involved with the Construction Industry as a Project Superintendent working alongside of ODOT, managing crews, scheduling projects, and assuring of timelines. Edward also owned and operated Triple M Trucking working with several contractors in the Columbus, Ohio area for 18 years before retiring.
Following retirement, he was a part time delivery driver for Schoenbrunn Landscaping and Jet Auto Group. He held the position of President of the Lakeview Boat Club. Inc, Seneca Lake from 2012-2017. Ed was a loving husband, father and grandfather and cherished spending time with his grandchildren and always being about family. His love of his family farm growing up in Old Washington and spending time daily on the Dudley Farm in Pleasant City feeding and assisting in raising cattle was his passion along with golfing and spending time with his golf buddies and dear friends at the Elks Club #448. More recently, he was voted Trustee in the Elks Club #448. He was blessed with many dear friends over the years. Edward was a member of the Ohio Army National Guard and the VFW 2901 Club.
Ed is preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Margaret Moore, a sister, Roseanne (& Moore) Bennett, and a son, Telly Williams.
He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Margaret of 29 years, a sister, Mary Martha (& Steve) Southard of Powell, his sons, Chad (& Bonnie) Moore of Sebring, Florida, Travis (& Nancy) Moore of Newark, Ohio, Edward Arthur “JR” (& Cheryl) Moore of Cambridge, his stepsons, Douglas Stephan (& Angela) Scott of Columbus Georgia, and Jonathan Mark Scott of Gahanna, his adopted sons Adam (& Lydia) Dudley of Byesville and Aaron (& Emily) Dudley of Sarahsville. Also left to cherish his memory are his 10 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Ed always cherished his beloved pets, Mike, Gracie, Mandy Mae, and Cassie Moore. His most frequently spoken words throughout his married life were, “Are you ready and I’ll be in the truck.”
The family would like to thank the Southeastern Med Cancer Center and Hospice of Guernsey, Inc. for the genuine compassion shown by the staff concerning Ed’s care.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In Lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations be sent to the Hospice of Guernsey, Inc. in Ed’s memory.