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George E. Moore

January 16, 1940 March 10, 2018
George E. Moore
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George E. Moore, 78, of Groveland, passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at 2:48 a.m. at the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home with his beloved wife and family at his side.

He was born on January 16, 1940, in Peoria to George and Gwen (Brisendine) Moore. He married Peggy Wallace on October 10, 2000, in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. She survives.
Also surviving are five daughters, Allyson (Andy) Schneider of Peoria Heights, Stephanie (Sean) Ray of Naples, Florida, Amy (Mike) Smart of Carrollton, Texas, Jennifer (Kevin) McCarthy of Davenport, Iowa, and Sarah (William) Lynn of Peoria; 14 grandchildren, Lauren, Drew, and Charlie Schneider; Suzanna George and Jesse Ray; Aiyana and Julianna Smart; Liam, Katie and Brennan McCarthy; and Emily, William Patrick, Riley, and Bridget Lynn; and two great-grandsons, Colin and Jack.

He is also survived by two step-sons, Rob (Melissa) Wallace and Tony (Shandra Ghent) Wallace, one step-daughter, Holly (Lonny) Bryant and seven step-grandchildren, Emily Wallace; Ciara Wallace, Hailey Ghent and Chelsea Smith; and Lonny, Alyssa and Bradley Bryant.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters and two brothers-in-law, Lois and Bob Petri and Patricia and William Newby.

He was an excellent cook and loved cooking for his family. He also enjoyed reading, especially cookbooks, listening to jazz music, traveling, spending time with his extended family, and relaxing with his beagles, Millie and Gracie.

Visitation will be on Monday, March 19, 2018, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Wright and Salmon Mortuary. Cremation rites will be accorded.

Memorial donations may be made in George’s name to Pets without Parents, PO Box 166, Easton, IL 62633, the adoption agency for Millie and Gracie.

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Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

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29926 IL-10
Mason City, IL 62664

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