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John R Moore

October 1, 1928 — December 7, 2019

John Raymond Moore, 91, of Siloam Springs, passed away at his home on December 7, 2019.

John was born on October 1, 1928 in Dixon, Illinois. He was the son of John Robinson Moore and Harriett Emily Stoner Moore. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen (Bailey) Moore and a brother and a sister. He married Martha Ruth Phillips on April 20, 1996. John worked for many years as a Telephone Lineman, attended the Liberty Baptist Church, volunteered his time to radio stations and was a handyman who also volunteered his time and talents for various mission groups. John served in the U.S. Navy with honor during WWII.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Moore of the home; two sons, Andy Moore of Rock Falls, IL and Peter Moore of Loganville, GA; one daughter, Sarah Chrisner of Phenix City, AL; three grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Interment of cremains will be in Dixon, IL.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home. To sign online guestbook please go



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