Monday, November 19, 2018

Dr. James A. "Jim" Moore (November 11, 2018)

Dr. James A. "Jim" Moore, 67, of West Milton, passed away on November 11, 2018 at Hospice of Dayton.

He was born on January 13, 1951 in Richmond, Indiana, to Miriam (Alexander) Moore of New Paris and the late William A. Moore.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Joy (Hofacker) Moore, of West Milton, whom he married on June 22, 1974; his daughter and son-in-law, Jenna Moore and Andy Lewis of Indianapolis, Indiana; his brothers and sisters-in-law, Tom (Vicki) Moore and Bill (Jill) Moore all of New Paris, and Bob (Laura) Moore of Ludlow Falls, Ohio; his nieces and nephews, Tim (Nicki) Moore, Dan (Sarah) Moore, Brittani (Brad) Hampton, Brandon (Meggan) Moore, Brennan (Austin) Barrett, Ryan Moore, and Maggie Moore; and 10 great nieces and nephews.

Jim graduated in 1969 from Westmont High School; a 1973 graduate of Manchester College(University); 1975 graduate of Indiana State University; and 1986 graduate of Wright State University (School of Professional Psychology).

Jim was a very giving and helping man. He was active in numerous groups in the communities in which he served. He was involved in the West Milton and Salem Church of the Brethren, holding many leadership responsibilities. He was active in the Southern Ohio Church of the Brethren district activities including discipleship and reconciliation team and the district board. Jim spent time working for Dartmouth Behavioral Sciences Center, Darke County Mental Health, providing crisis debriefing at schools and to first responders, and most recently, Family Health. Jim loved to participate in singing groups. He sang with the Miami Shelby Barber Shop Society, Community of Song mens choral group and singing with his brothers in a quartet. Jim had a great zest for life and loved interacting and showing extraordinary love to all of his family, friends, and clients.

A celebration of Jim's Life will be held at 4 PM on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Salem Church of the Brethren, 6037 Phillipsburg Union Road, Englewood, Ohio, 45322 with Pastor Lee Saylor officiating.

Family and Friends may visit from 1 PM until time of services on Saturday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, it was Jim's request that memorial contributions be made to the Salem Church of the Brethren's Outreach program, 6037 Phillipsburg Union Road, Englewood, Ohio 45322 or to the Southern Ohio District Church of the Brethren, P.O. Box 785, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

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