William S. Moore, age 88 of Alhambra, IL, died Sunday, February 07, 2016, at his residence in Alhambra, IL.
He was born on December 03, 1927, in Mc Gehee, AR, the son of Henry and Victoria (nee Davis) Moore Sr.
On July 12, 1952, he married Pearl Magdaline Sergerson who passed away Oct. 22, 2004.
He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church. He was also a member of Loyal Order of Moose # 82 in Edwardsville; Operating Engineers Local # 520-Granite City, IL.
Mr. Moore was born in McGehee, Arkansas. At age 18, he lived in California and worked in bridge construction in San Francisco for ten years. He then moved to Granite City, where he started working for A.O. Smith. In 1987, he moved to Alhambra. After retiring from A.O. Smith; Bill had worked for Eden Village in Edwardsville and the Hitz Home in Alhambra. His yard was his pride and joy, it was always immaculate. Landscaping was his passion. He maintained Memorial Gardens for his departed loved ones. “He could plant a stick and grow a tree”.
Grandchild – James A. Stram, Edwardsville, IL
Grandchild – Helen M. (Companion David Barrs) Stram, Belleville, IL
Grandchild – Wanda J. (Husband Joe McKinley) Stram, Alhambra, IL
Great Grandchild – David A. Stram, Edwardsville, IL
Great Grandchild – Samantha A. Stram, Edwardsville, IL
Great Grandchild – Joshua C. Schaefer, Alhambra, IL
Great Grandchild – Jade Ciara McKinley, Alhambra, IL
Sister – Dorothy Moore Thornhill, Monticello, AR
He was preceded in death by :
Father – Henry Lee Moore Sr.
Mother – Victoria Moore, nee Davis
Wife – Pearl Magdaline Moore, nee Sergerson (died 10/22/2004)
Daughter – Carolyn A. Grimes-Creech (died 3/15/13)
Daughter – Wanda K. Mennemeyer (died 6/27/1965)
Brother – Henry L. Moore, Jr.
Brother – Jeffrey Moore
Brother – Billy Wayne Moore
Brother – John Moore
Arrangements are being handled by Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra, IL.
Graveside service and interment will be at 1:30 PM on Friday, February 12, 2016, at St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville, IL, with Rev. Father Jeffrey H. Goeckner, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice.