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Gary L. Moore

Gary L. Moore, age 73, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at St. Luke's Hospital. He was born December 7, 1942 in Huntington, West Virginia to Curt and Evelyn (Lowe) Moore. Gary was a 1960 graduate of Swanton High School, and worked for Owens-Illinois as a Plastics Development Engineer, and was credited with 11 patents.

Gary served 2 terms as Mayor of Swanton and was currently serving as village councilman. He enjoyed restoring and collecting corvettes and watching Ohio State Football. Gary was a member of Swanton American Legion Post #479 and Swanton VFW Memorial Post #8598.

He is survived by his sons, Gary Moore and Jeff Moore; granddaughter, Joelle Moore; sister, Lynda Rejent and nieces, Shelley Kurth and Wendy Kurth Stump.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents; infant brother, Billy; and daughter-in-law, Jennifer Moore.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 31st from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton, where funeral services will begin at 7:00 p.m., with Pastor Curt Bowman officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Residence: Swanton, Ohio

Visitation: Tuesday, May 31st from 5 to 7 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton

Funeral Service: Tuesday, May 31st at 7:00 pm

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I idolized Gary. He was my neighbor in Swanton on Parkside. He drove me to school several cold Ohio mornings in his Corvette. I was probably in 1st or 2nd grade. Thought I was special. Loved his parents as did my parents.I know he will surely be missed by his friends and loved ones

Linda Hunsinger Smith Jul 7 2016 12:00 AM

So many great memories we will cherish of Gary while we lived in Swanton. Our condolences to family & friends. Gary will surely be missed. RIP, my friend.

Rich & Jen Simpson May 28 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Gary loved you & enjoyed being with his family. Remember all the good times.

Diane Koepfer May 28 2016 12:00 AM

Gary, Jeff, and Joelle, may your memories of your father/grandfather bring you only happiness in sad times. You are in our thoughts always, Robert and Autumn.

Robert and Autumn Lee May 27 2016 12:00 AM

Gary, Jeff and Joelle, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Blessings and hugs, Ernnie and Marcia

Ernnie and Marcia Naugle May 27 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss, Keeping your family in our prayers.

Bonnie & Ron Holdeman May 27 2016 12:00 AM

Please accept our sincere condolences. Gary was a wonderful man who would do anything for anyone. We will miss him greatly.

Lynda Coffey & David Westmark May 27 2016 12:00 AM