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LeRoy Moore - Bidwell Funeral Home
LeRoy Moore

 

   LeRoy Moore 91, formerly of St. Anthony, ID. passed away Dec. 24, 2011 in the Rexburg Care and Rehab Center.

LeRoy was born Oct. 14, 1920 , in Granada, California. to Langley Allgood Moore and Adell Burbank. He was the youngest of 8 children. and was raised in Oroville, Calif.

He served as a marine during WWII in the Pacific where he fought at both Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima. He received a purple heart for the injuries he sustained while in the services of his country.

After his honorable discharge from the military he served a Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint in the Eastern States Mission. After his mission he attended Ricks College where he received a BS in education. While at Ricks he met his wife, Virginia Kirby they were married on June 1, 1951 in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. They made their home in St. Anthony where Mr. Moore taught school for 30 years . The last 20 years he taught 8th grade physical science at South Fremont Jr. High. Virginia passed away on Sept. 7, 2007.

LeRoy loved the outdoors and spent his summers working outdoors and camping. He was a avid fisherman, who enjoyed sharing his love for the sport with others and swapping food & fish stories. He also enjoyed traveling and spending time with friends and family.
LeRoy is survived by two daughters Carolyn Diane Moore and Kaylene Moore both of Idaho Falls. Siblings, Sara Moore Sherrill, Arrayo Grande, CA. and Melba Moore Pryde, Gridley, CA. Besides his wife and parents he was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Floyd, Lorin and Claude, and two sisters Alta and Della.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the St. Anthony 4th ward with Bp. Kyle Moore, Officiating. Friends may call at the church Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services. Burial will be in the Wilford Cemetery under the direction of the Bidwell Funeral Home.

 

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