In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and left at the funeral home.
Ira Junior Moore, age 86, of El Dorado Springs, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, July 18, 2012. He was born June 28, 1926, in Fairview, Oklahoma, to Ira C. and Bessie (Lowell) Moore.
In 1959 Ira married Dolores Murray in Santa Monica, California. Before his retirement he worked for many years at the state hospital in Nevada, Missouri. He also was a farmer.
Ira was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Dolores; one daughter Gail Marie Schlais; and one son Wade Charles McGehee. He is survived by two sons: Ron McGehee, of Colorado, and Larry Moore and wife, Nancy, of California; one daughter Jonda Quealy and husband, Danny, of Washington; ten grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; twenty-four great-great-grandchildren; one sister Nettie Parmenter of California; and many other family and friends.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 21, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Chapel in El Dorado Springs, Missouri, with Rev. Brent Bland officiating. Final disposition was by inurnment. Services were under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.