Eric Lee Moore, 63, of Connersville, passed away Wednesday morning, June 29, 2022 at his residence after a courageous six-year battle with pancreatic cancer.
He was born February 11, 1959 in Connersville, one of three children of Cleamont and Gayle Rusterholz Moore, and he was a 1977 graduate of Brookville High School. From there, he earned an associate’s degree from Lincoln Tech in auto/diesel mechanics.
On November 28, 1987, he married Marsha June McFarland in the Fairview Christian Church. Mrs. Moore survives.
For 38 years, Eric worked as a bus mechanic for the Fayette County School Corporation. For a number of years, he also drove for Hassler’s Dry Cleaning and also farmed. Farming was an enjoyable pastime for Eric, and he was a proud member of the Massey Ferguson Tractor Association. He also enjoyed collecting farm toy tractors, of which he has hundreds, and he could often be found at toy tractor shows.
He was a member of the Metamora Church of Christ and the Everton Lion’s Club.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Marsha June Moore; a step-son, Joseph (Rikki) Rowe of Salt Lake City, Utah; two step-grandsons, Brody and Wilder Rowe; his mother, Gayle Moore of Brookville, Indiana; a brother, Alan (Lou Ann) Moore of Connersville; a sister, Sue (Steve) Fuller of Liberty; two nieces, Courtney (Cody) Hill and Chelsea (Will) Mundy of Liberty; a great niece, Brooke Hill; and a great nephew, Boston Hill.
He was preceded in death by his father, Cleamont Moore.
Friends may visit from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday, July 8, 2022 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Bob McIntyre of Metamora Church of Christ officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Eric to the Fayette County Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.