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Obituary: James Ronald (JR/Jim) Moore

 James Ronald (JR/Jim) Moore

James Ronald (JR/Jim) Moore

James Ronald (JR/Jim) Moore, age 84 of Prescott, Arizona, passed away after a brief illness on June 8, 2017, in Tyler, Texas. He was born Aug. 23, 1932, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to the late Clarence Arnold Moore and Melba Dorothy Enlow Moore.

He was a member of Granite Peak Universalist Unitarian Church in Prescott, Arizona. He was by profession a programmer/analyst with Delta Drilling and retired from Hunt Oil. His favorite hobbies were bird watching and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Joanne Moore; wife, Frances Moore, mother of his children; and grandson, James Edward Marsden. He is survived by three children, James C. Moore, Calista Janeen Moore of Tyler, Texas; Veronica Arleen and husband, Charles Marsden of Georgia and three step-children, Bill Staples and wife, Kyra and their children, Alison and Joshua; Jeanne Staples Case and husband Edwin, Patti Staples and children Anthony, Zachery and Benjamin Bean and Benjamin’s daughter, Stella, Jennifer Perrin and husband, Sananda and their daughter, Willow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Audubon Society, the public library of one’s own choosing, Granite Peak Universalist Unitarian Congregation or the Prescott Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

A Memorial Service will be held at Granite Peak Universalist Unitarian Congregation, 882 Sunset Avenue, Prescott, Arizona, 86305 at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.

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