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Everett Leslie Moore
1947 - 2022

Everett Leslie Moore, 75, of McLeansboro, IL, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville,IN.

Everett was born March 8, 1947 at Vicker’s Hospital in McLeansboro, the son of Leslie Moore and Wilma (Wheeler) Moore.  On September 28, 1968 Everett married Mary Ann (Tennyson) Moore, who survives.  They would have celebrated 54 years of marriage this year.

Everett was drafted into the U.S. Army and served in the Vietnam War, originally in the 4th infantry division. He also served in the 9th infantry division in the 3rd Battalion, 47th infantry. When he was a part of the 9th infantry division, he served in the Mobile Riverine Force.

He worked on spudders in the oil fields for over 30 years. He worked at Mt. Vernon Dream Homes until his retirement. He enjoyed working outside and going to Farris Family Restaurant.  He was a a member of the McLeansboro American Legion Post #106.

He is survived by his wife: Mary Ann Moore of Mcleansboro; 2 daughters: Karla (Brad) Tucker of McLeansboro and Karen (Herb) Davis of McLeansboro; 2 sons: Christopher Moore (partner Meadow) of McLeansboro and Kenny Moore of Carmi, IL;they also adopted their 2 grandsons:  Jacob Moore (who is serving in the Air Force, stationed in England) and Joshua Moore (partner Kaitlynn) of Mcleansboro, a brother Earl Leonard Moore (partner Charlene) of Newburgh,IN; and a sister: Vida Dial (James) of Mcleansboro; grandchildren Brandon (Vicki) Davis, Leslie Davis, Angela and Austin Tucker, Hank Moore, Penelope and Willow Moore; and 1 great grandchild Samuel Moore. Several wonderful Nieces and Nephews also survive. He also loved all his friends at the Farris Restaurant.

He was preceded in death by his parents Leslie & Wilma Moore, a brother Stanley Moore, and one

grandchild.

Funeral services for Everett Leslie Moore will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro, IL with Randall Ragan & Larry Woodrow officiating.  Visitation will be held from 5 pm until 7 pm on Monday, July 25, 2022 at Gholson Funeral Home.  Interment will follow the funeral services at Concord Cemetery in McLeansboro with Military Rites provided by the Marion, IL National Guard Honors Team and the McLeansboro American Legion Post #106.

Online condolences, memories, and words of encouragement may be made at www.gholsonfuneralhome.com

Visitation

Gholson Funeral Home
500 S Washington St
McLeansboro, IL 62859
(618) 643-2321
Website

Funeral

Gholson Funeral Home
500 S Washington St
McLeansboro, IL 62859
(618) 643-2321
Website