Ken­neth W Moore, Jr.

Orlando Sentinel (Sunday) - - LOCAL & STATE -

Our beloved hus­band, fa­ther and great grand­fa­ther was born to Lela Doris Shockey Moore and Ken­neth W. Moore, Sr. Septem­ber 25, 1925 in Mar­shall­town, IA. The fam­ily moved to New Mex­ico for his mother’s health. Af­ter her pass­ing, Ken’s fa­ther mar­ried Zula Mae Wat­son. Ken grad­u­ated from New Mex­ico Mil­i­tary In­sti­tute and at­tended the Uni­ver­sity of New Mex­ico where he pledged Pi Kappa Al­pha fra­ter­nity. Ken served in the Army dur­ing World War II with the 239th Com­bat En­gi­neer Bat­tal­ion in the Asi­atic Pa­cific The­ater, Leyte Gulf, Philip­pines. He and Jean Chan­dler were mar­ried in 1946 and Ken joined his fa­ther and grand­fa­ther, Ed­ward Fran­cis Shockey, manag­ing the Mu­tual of Omaha agency in Al­bu­querque, NM. With Jean work­ing at his side, Ken be­came Gen­eral Agent for the com­pany in Roswell, NM. In 1960, he was trans­ferred to Hunt­ing­ton, WV and then to Or­lando in 1968. Ken re­ceived many awards from Mu­tual of Omaha dur­ing his 55 year ten­ure, in­clud­ing the pres­ti­gious Pres­i­dent’s Cir­cle 4 times. He served in sev­eral in­sur­ance in­dus­try or­ga­ni­za­tions in­clud­ing as pres­i­dent of the lo­cal GAMA. Ken was a mem­ber of the Mait­land Pres­by­te­rian Church. Ken and Jean greatly en­joyed travel and vis­ited al­most every con­ti­nent. Many of the trips in­cluded their chil­dren and grand­chil­dren. Ken’s chil­dren are Cyn­thia Moore Collins, John Moore (Colleen McGuire), Jerry Moore (Mary Tay­lor), Tish Moore Whit­ing (John Schom­mer), grand­son Ma­jor Ken­neth Collins (Eun­hye), great grand­son Ian Collins, great grand­daugh­ter Lily Collins, grand­daugh­ter An­gela Moore (Joanna Leitch) and great grand­daugh­ter Jor­dyn Bracken.

Ser­vices will be held at Mait­land Pres­by­te­rian Church, 341 N. Or­lando Ave., Mait­land, on Novem­ber 12 at 3:00pm. In lieu of flow­ers, fam­ily re­quests do­na­tions to Please sign guest­book on www.or­lan­dosen­­u­ar­ies

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