Kenneth Clifton Moore

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Kenneth Clifton “K.C.” Moore, 78, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at his home in Nevada. He was born Aug. 15, 1940, on a farm three miles southwest of El Dorado Springs, Mo., to William W. and Murial B. (Johnson) Moore.

K.C. started school at the age of 5 at Union Hall, a one-room school with all eight grades. He graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1957 at the age of 16. K.C. attended School of the Ozarks from 1957–1958 at which time he joined the United States Army serving until 1962. His army travels took him to Fort Wayne in Detroit, Camp McCoy in Wisconsin, and two years in Hawaii.

K.C. returned to Nevada in 1962 and met the love of his life, Linda Hawkins (although he wasn’t sure which twin she was). The couple was married on June 30, 1963. After working at Richardson Motor Company he began a career with Farm and Home Savings in 1968. In 1971 the Moore’s moved to Marshall, Mo., where he became the youngest branch manager in the Savings and Loan. He served the banking industry for 40 years, working for Boatman’s Bank, Missouri Bankers Association, and retiring from Central Bank in Sedalia, Mo. Following his retirement in 2011 the family returned to Nevada, Mo., where he worked at Bowman Title Company, and as manager of Frank E. Peters City Golf Course.

He is preceded in death by his mother and father; two brothers, John W. and Gary M. Moore; brothers-in-law, Ken Hawkins, Chester Barrett, and Dan Thomas.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Linda L. Moore of the home; their daughter, Robyn S. Moore, Nevada; sisters-in-law, Sandy Thomas, Nevada, Marilyn Hawkins, Wetumpka, Ala., and Laura Moore, Knob Noster, Mo.; several nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Dr. Kevin Daugherty officiating. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park in Nevada. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Memorials can be made to the Ernest and Eugenia Wyatt Guest Home in care of Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

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