(Rock Island Argus  26 December 2006)

David Moore

Services to celebrate the life of David Lee Moore, 58, a resident of Davenport and Columbia, Mo., will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, at Mount Sinai Christian Fellowship, C.O.G.I.C., 4820 N. Pine St., Davenport.

Burial will be in National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.  There will be military graveside rites at the committal.  Visitation will be Thursday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service.  Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport, has been entrusted with arrangements.  Memorials can be made to the family.

David answered his Lord's call on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, and passed to eternal life.  He died at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veteran's Hospital, Columbia.

David Lee Moore was born Oct. 14, 1948, in Rock Island, a son of William and Florence Reading Moore.  He was united in marriage to Jethra "Jettie" Cribbs on April 18, 2002.

He proudly served our country during the Vietnam War.  He served in the U.S. Army and was awarded National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and Vietnam Campaign Medal.

During his high school athletic career, he was a state champion wrestler for Rock Island High School.

David was very talented with his hands and especially talented with woodworking.  He established his own business, "Stickman's" Wood Artifacts.

He was always trying to help others.  He started a youth program at the Moline YMCA and was instrumental in establishing the Rock Island Methadone Center.

Survivors include his wife, Jettie, Davenport; daughters, Nashelle Moore, Las Vegas, Nev., Joy Moore, Davenport, and Kimberly Boyd, Rock Island; a son, Jeffery Cribbs, Davenport; 12 grandchildren; his mother, Florence Saunders, Salisbury, Mo.; a brother, John Moore, Madison, Wis.; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and stepbrothers and stepsisters.

Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting David's obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com.

(© 2006 R I Argus)