John William Moore, Sr.
November 29, 1938 - November 20, 2023
John William Moore, Sr., age 84, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Monday, November 20, 2023.
Born in Wilmington, DE on November 29, 1938, he was a son of the late Joseph A. and Marie (Quigley) Moore, Sr. John proudly served in the United States Army Reserves. He worked as an electrician for a family owned business until 1976, and then began his career with the City of New Castle until his retirement in 2004.
A friend to the community, John volunteered with the Wilmington Manor Fire Company, serving as the youngest president in 1964 at the age of 24. In his spare time, John enjoyed boating, fishing, and traveling to new places. Above all, he loved spending time with his family.
John was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Marie Moore, Sr. He is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn W. (Robinson) Moore; children, John Moore (Kathy), Robert Moore (Maria), and Susan Moore; siblings, Joseph Moore (Liz), and Joan Thompson (Bill); grandchildren, Joseph Moore IV, Kate Handy (Neal), Kate Bennett (Steve), and Brandon Hand; and 6 great-grandchildren.
The Moore family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at AccentCare Hospice for their exceptional care.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 10:30 am on Saturday, November 25, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 10:30 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John’s memory to AccentCare Hospice, 17855 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 200, Dallas, TX 75287 or online by clicking here.