Douglas R. Moore
Douglas R. Moore, 91, a lifelong resident of Unadilla, passed away Wed. Feb. 13, 2019 at his home. He was lovingly cared for by His wife, his four daughters, and his sister, Jeannie and her husband, Bobby. He was born on Dec. 14, 1927 to Otto & Evelyn (Earl) Moore in Unadilla, NY. He married Beverly F. Schofell on January 21, 1946, his bride of 73 years.
He worked in the shipping department at Amphenol, Sidney, was a retired Motel Manager of the Super 8 in Norwich, and was an Army veteran of WW II, serving as a Tech Sergeant in Communications in Japan. He was always a beloved friend and neighbor to those who knew him and he was an avid golfer and bowler. He and his wife enjoyed their many cross-country trips building lifetime memories, exploring the west and the south.
Doug will also be remembered as a gentle poet who shared his craft with family and friends through the years. With his ever optimistic view of life, he wrote: “So keep a smile on your face, And a love-light in your eye, And keep your life a happy one, for no one likes to cry.” His legacy of love will last forever.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly F. Moore, Unadilla, 4 daughters and their families, Donna & William Ryan, Avon Lake, OH, Sharon Moore, The Villages, FL, Karen & Bruce Barbour, Richmond Hill, GA, Stephanie & David Young, Hamilton, NY, 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, sisters & brothers-in-law, Gloria Jean & Robert Miville, Farmingdale, Maine, Susan & Carl Puylara, Inverness, FL and several beloved nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be made at: www.wmaddenfh.com. Arrangements by the Westcott-Madden Funeral Home 123 Main Street Unadilla. A MADDEN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME.
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