Rickie E. Moore, age 60 of Lima and formerly of Fostoria, died 2:35 p.m., Sunday, January 27, 2013 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. He was born February 9, 1952 in Marion, Ohio; the son of the late Kenneth D. Moore and Ellen L. Saunders Binkley.On June 30, 1984 he married Linda S. Gatchel, who survives in Lima.
Mr. Moore spent 26 years with the U. S. Army, 101st Airborne. He had been stationed in Germany during the Vietnam War and also Honduras and Panama. His last active duty was with Dessert Storm/ Shield. After his discharge he joined the Ohio Military Reserve. He enjoyed watching science fiction and western movies and the Home and Garden channel. He loved dogs, especially ‘Driver’ and ‘Spot’.
He is survived by 3 sons – Scott Michael (Shelly) Moore of Defiance; Joshua Shane Moore of Lima; Matthew Tyler Moore of Defiance; 6 grandchildren – Christopher Moore, Erinn J. Moore, Jaelithe Hess, Mercedes Sutton, Meranda Herrington, and Matthue Horg; 2 great grandchildren expected in 2013; 4 brothers – Mark Moore of Lima; Randy (Terri) Moore of Toledo; Kerry (Kathy) Moore of Fostoria; and Eddy Moore of Tiffin; a sister – Sherry Moore of Fostoria; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a daughter – Christina ‘Chrissy’ Moore and a step father – Eugene Binkley.
Funeral services will begin 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 1, 2013 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Pastor Randy Davis will officiate. Military rites will be conducted by V.F.W. Post 1275 of Lima.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital or the American Cancer Society.
Date: Friday, February 1, 2013
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm