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Mark Hamilton Moore, 92, of Fairmont, passed away on Thursday (July 13, 2017).
Mark was born in Belington to Jesse D. Moore and Clara Phares Moore on Sept. 16, 1924.
He was a graduate of East Fairmont High School. He married Helen Arnold (deceased) on Nov. 18, 1957. He retired from Owens-Illinois in 1980, after 31 years of service. He was an Army Air Corps combat veteran of World War II. He served in the Pacific Theatre Operations in Luzon, the Philippines, Tokyo and Okinawa. He attained the rank of corporal.
Mark enjoyed watching West Virginia University football, NASCAR and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
In addition to his wife, Mark was preceded in death by his brother, Lawrence Moore.
Mark is survived by his daughter, Kathy Starrett and son-in-law Douglas, of Fairmont. Known as "Bobby" to his grandchildren of whom he was so very proud, Guy Hamilton Starrett of Charleston and Paige Allison Tennant and her husband Ryan of Rivesville.
The family requests memorial contributions be made in Mark's memory to the Marion County Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 1264, Fairmont, WV 26555.
The family will receive friends from 9-11 a.m. Monday at Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the funeral home with Reverend Stanley Merrifield officiating. A committal service will follow at the West Virginia National Cemetery in Pruntytown. Military rites will be performed by the Marion County Veteran's Council.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
Published on July 15, 2017
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