Obituary of Paul Leon Moore

Paul Leon Moore, age 77, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away early Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at the Mercy Hospital in Ft. Scott.
He was born June 8, 1941, in Humboldt, Kansas, the son of Paul Moore and Mary Leona Doyle Moore.
Paul graduated from the Humboldt High School with the Class of 1959.  Paul had served for several years with the Kansas Army National Guard.
He married Vivian Allen Sowder on April 2, 1977, at Emporia, Kansas.  Paul spent his life working in sales.  He was last employed by Shepherd Team Auto Plaza where he worked until ill health forced his retirement.
He loved his dogs and watching the Kansas City Chiefs and taking care of his yard as well as watching the wildlife around his home.
Survivors include his wife, Vivian, of the home; three sons, Scott Moore, of Iola, Kansas, Jeff Moore, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Eric Moore, of Guthrie, Oklahoma and a daughter, Joy Taylor, of Salt Lake City, Utah; ten grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.; and great-nieces and nephews.  Also surviving are three sisters, Mary Wilbanks, of Paola, Kansas, Evelyn Udeen, of Chanute, Kansas and Carol Blackwell, of Sarasota, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Leona Moore and a grandson.
Rev. Jimmy Tucker and Rev. Joan Koller will conduct funeral services at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, October 27th at the Cheney Witt Chapel.
Burial will follow in the Turkey Creek Cemetery north of Uniontown, Kansas.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Friday at the Cheney Witt Chapel.  Memorials are suggested to the CrossPower Agape Ministry and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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