May 12, 2022

GOLDEN CITY- Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Golden City for Denzil “Scotty” Marlyn Moore, 85, Golden City, who died Monday, May 9, 2022, at Good Shepherd Community Care and Rehabilitation Center in Lockwood. Burial will follow in Pippenger Cemetery in Lockwood.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, at Daniel Funeral Home in Lamar.

Contributions are suggested and made payable to First Baptist Church or Pippenger Cemetery, in care of the funeral home.

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Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Sue; two sons, Steven Moore and wife La Donna, Bolivar and Sterling Moore and wife Rebecca, Lamar; eight grandchildren, Drew Moore and wife Breann, Marissa Moore and partner Brian Beaman, Heather Tredway and husband Michael, Ryan Moore and wife Laura, Jadyn Price and husband Tyler, Morgan Moore and fiance Holly Piroli. Zach Moore and fiance Megan Henry and Sarah Swearingin and husband Michael; eight great-grandchildren, Ella and Atticus Moore, Ashlyn and Chase Tredway, Benson and Charlie Price, Jaycee Swearingin and Kaden Bannister; six sisters, Esther Mae Perry, Independence, Kathleen Pycior, Grain Valley, Shirley Ann Crowder, Anderson, Carol Rose Powers, Neosho, Dorothy Marie Drummond, Lone Jack and Nancy Bushey, Napoleon, along with many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Junior Moore and a sister, Mary Lee Moore.

Mr. Moore was born Feb. 2, 1937, in Dade County, to Leonard Newton Moore and Eula Marie (White) Moore. He married Carolyn “Sue” Weinstein on Jan. 20, 1961, in Grain Valley.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1961-1963 and attained the rank of SP-4. He worked as a plant supervisor for Leggett and Platt for 33 years, retiring in 2002. Mr. Moore was union president of AFL-CIO, a former city councilman, a weather watcher for Barton County, he loved his dogs, liked to fish and tinker with old cars and go to the junkyards.