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Calvin Moore, age 65, Joplin, passed away at 2:45 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at KU Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
He was born March 13, 1951, in Baxter Springs, Kan., to Jesse and Lavonia Moore.
Calvin was a member of Saints Memorial Church of God in Christ, Galena, Kan. He was ordained as a minister by Bishop Jones, of Sacramento, Calif.
He had worked as an ambulance driver in the city of Joplin, worked in construction and was a supervisor for ITI Cable, of Kimberling City, Mo.
Calvin was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Robert Moore and Timothy Moore, and a son, Uriah Ragsdale.
Surviving are three brothers, James Moore and David Moore, of Joplin, Dan Moore, Baxter Springs; four sisters, Jessetta Majors and Elizabeth Moore, of Joplin; Leona (husband, MacArthur) Derrick, Carthage, Mo., and Sharon Conner, Parsons, Kan.; five daughters, Evangela Hertz, Brandon, Miss., Lavonia (Loni) Ragsdale, Shawnee, Kan., Lexie Moore and Jessica Fisher, Joplin, and Ambi Joy Moore, Pittsburg, Kan; five grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at Joplin Family Worship Center, 5290 E 7th Street, Joplin, MO. Supt. Melvin Simpson will officiate. Donations may be made to: www. youcaring.com/calvinmoore-765731.
Published on March 12, 2017
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