Jack Moore, 86

Jack L. Moore, 86, of Columbia City, died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at his home.He was born June 23, 1926, a son of Claude L. and Gladys V. (Burnworth) Moore. He completed his education at Pierceton High School.During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy.On Feb. 5, 1949, he was united in marriage to Eileen E. Judd. They always made their home in Columbia City, moving to their present home in 1959. Mrs. Moore died Nov. 26, 1988.He was employed at L. M. & L. and lastly Whitley Equipment.He was a member of Oak Grove Church of God and had attended Thorncreek Bethel Church of God. He was also a member of American Legion Post #98 and V.F.W. Post #5582.Surviving relatives include four children, Karen (Gary) Brandon, Michael Moore and Sharon Moore, all of Columbia City and Mark (Karen) Moore of Fort Wayne; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Keith Moore.There will be no public visitation or service. A private burial will take place at Thorn Cemetery, Ormas.Preferred memorials are to American Cancer Society.Arrangements are being completed by Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City. Condolences may be sent to www.smithandsonsfuneralhome.com.