Robert M. Moore, 89, of Green Mountain, IA, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown, IA. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 22, 2019, at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown, with Rev. Dr. Kim Wilson officiating. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 21, 2019, at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Marshalltown. A memorial has been established. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.
Robert was born November 7, 1930, to Robert J. and Anna Delphinia (Martin) Moore in Hardin County, IA. He graduated from Whitten High School in 1950. After high school, Robert served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. Robert was united in marriage to Lois Bessman on April 11, 1954, in Alden, IA. He was employed with Chicago Northwestern Railroad in Marshalltown and retired in 1991. Robert was a member of the Green Mountain United Church of Christ. He was also a member of the Marshalltown VFW, Wellsburg American Legion, and was a former Scoutmaster. Robert enjoyed reading western books, bowling, golf, slow pitch softball, hunting, was an avid Cardinals baseball fan, and going to the casino.
Robert is survived by his children: George (Marlene) Moore of Evans, GA, Robert (Sheryl) Moore of Santa Rosa, CA, Susan Moore of Cedar Falls, IA, Sara (Eric) Paar of Marshalltown, Greg (Sandra) Moore of Toledo, IA, Lee (Heather) Moore of Cedar Rapids, IA; fifteen grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois, one brother, and seven sisters.
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My memories of Bob, are from the Chicago NWestern RR where we worked together. A great guy and a good friend.. God bless him really good.
He was my Dad's "kid brother" and there was only on "Uncle Buck" He was a classic in our family. We could always expect to be teased and told ,"You behave!" He had a great spirit and his memories are precious.
Although we didn't know Bob that long Jeff and I (Geri) enjoyed always seeing Bob at church. He always had a spark in his eye and a hand shake to give. He will be truly missed.
Bob was a fun and loving person, he always was joking around with everyone he was a very sweet guy.. to all the family our hearts go out to you all.. may God Bless you and you are in our thoughts and prayers..
I remember the time Robert and Lois took care of us while dad was in the hospital. So grateful for your folks
George and family....so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. Hugs and prayers coming your way abundantly.
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