Michael Shawn “Mike” Moore, 54, of Madison, Indiana, died Monday, March 29, 2021, at King’s Daughters’ Health in Madison.
He was born on Nov. 19, 1966, in Scottsburg, Indiana, to Leonard James and Dorothy Lucille “Lucy” Morehead Moore and was a life-long resident of Jefferson County, Indiana. He was a 1985 graduate of Southwestern High School in Hanover, Indiana, and enlisted in the US Air Force on April 3, 1986. He was stationed at the White Sands Missile Range and Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico working as a security specialist and rising to the rate of Sergeant. He was awarded the longevity Service Award Ribbon, the Air Force Training Ribbon, the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award and the Air Force Good Conduct Medal and was honorably discharged on April 2, 1990. After the Air Force he worked as a construction carpenter and was involved in large-scale projects such as the Ohio River Bridges in Louisville and renovation of the Indiana-Kentucky Electrical Corp. Clifty Creek Power Plant in Madison. He was currently employed with the Indiana Department of Transportation as a tool and implement procurement specialist. He married Glennia Lee “Dolly” Taylor Moore on April 1, 2011, and enjoyed being outdoors, shooting, fishing and spending time with his step grandchildren and nieces and nephews. He admired classic cars and was a member of the Carpenters Union.
Survivors include his wife of nearly 10 years; his stepchildren, Jessica Ehrnreiter and Curtis Mann, both of Madison, Chase Newman of Lexington, Indiana and Chelsea GeCell of Prescott, Arizona; his sister, Cynthia Cloud of Lexington; his brothers, Leonard Moore of Madison, James Lee Moore of Edinburgh, Indiana and Nick Moore of Scottsburg; and four step grandchildren and other family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two nieces and other family.
Private funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, April 1 — which would have been Mike and Dolly’s 10th wedding anniversary — at the Calvary Baptist Church in Madison. Private committal services will follow in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. Full military honors will be performed by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com.