We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Gholson Funeral Home
Everett Leslie Moore, 75, of McLeansboro, IL, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville,IN.
Everett was born March 8, 1947 at Vicker’s Hospital in McLeansboro, the son of Leslie Moore and Wilma (Wheeler) Moore. On September 28, 1968 Everett married Mary Ann (Tennyson) Moore, who survives. They would have celebrated 54 years of marriage this year.
Everett was drafted into the U.S. Army and served in the Vietnam War, originally in the 4th infantry division. He also served in the 9th infantry division in the 3rd Battalion, 47th infantry. When he was a part of the 9th infantry division, he served in the Mobile Riverine Force.
He worked on spudders in the oil fields for over 30 years. He worked at Mt. Vernon Dream Homes until his retirement. He enjoyed working outside and going to Farris Family Restaurant. He was a a member of the McLeansboro American Legion Post #106.
He is survived by his wife: Mary Ann Moore of McLeansboro; two daughters: Karla (Brad) Tucker of McLeansboro and Karen (Herb) Davis of McLeansboro; two sons: Christopher Moore (partner Meadow) of McLeansboro and Kenny Moore of Carmi, IL; they also adopted their two grandsons: Jacob Moore (who is serving in the Air Force, stationed in England) and Joshua Moore (partner Kaitlynn) of Mcleansboro, a brother Earl Leonard Moore (partner Charlene) of Newburgh,IN; and a sister: Vida Dial (James) of Mcleansboro; grandchildren: Brandon (Vicki) Davis, Leslie Davis, Angela and Austin Tucker, Hank Moore, Penelope and Willow Moore; and one great grandchild Samuel Moore. Several wonderful Nieces and Nephews also survive. He also loved all his friends at the Farris Restaurant.
He was preceded in death by his parents Leslie & Wilma Moore, a brother Stanley Moore, and one grandchild.
Funeral services for Everett Leslie Moore will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at the Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro, IL with Randall Ragan & Larry Woodrow officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 pm until 7 pm on Monday, July 25, 2022 at Gholson Funeral Home. Interment will follow the funeral services at Concord Cemetery near McLeansboro with Military Rites provided by the Marion, IL National Guard Honors Team and the McLeansboro American Legion Post #106.