IMPERIAL -- Darryl E. Moore, 63, died Thursday (May 15, 2003) at Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial, following a long battle with Parkinson's Disease.
He was born April 30, 1940, in the family home in Culbertson, to Harvey and Eileen Moore. The family moved to North Platte shortly after and he attended school in North Platte, graduating from North Platte High School in 1958. He enrolled in McCook Junior College in September of 1958, graduating in May of 1961. He then enrolled in Hastings College, graduating in May of 1963, with a degree in accounting. He moved to Lincoln, where he was an Internal Revenue Service Agent. He worked for the IRS in Lincoln from June 1963 through June 1966, then moved to North Platte continuing with the IRS until January of 1968. He entered into private accounting in February 1968, which he continued to practice until June 1999. He had been associated with several accounting firms and was self-employed for several years.
In February of 1959, he married Martha Brashears. Three daughters were born to this union.
On Sept. 1, 1983, he married Sue Story Warden.
He was active in the McCook Jaycees, serving as president and held state offices as well. He was the promoter of the "Dimes for Diamonds" which raised money for the softball diamonds in McCook that are used today. He was active in the Imperial Chamber of Commerce, serving as president; co-chair of the Chase County Fair Parade for six years; and helped his wife with various other committees. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Imperial.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harvey Moore; and mother-in-law, Marjorie Story.
Survivors include his wife, Sue; daughters, Kelly Jo and husband, Ron Simmonds of Esterville, Iowa, Courtney Fetters of Ogallala, and Camela and husband, Karl Siebuhr of Kettering, Ohio; step-sons, Scott Parker and wife, Phyllis of Fort Belvoir, Va., David Parker and wife, Tammi of Imperial and Cody Warden and wife, Darbi of Omaha; his mother, Eileen Moore of Culbertson; one brother, Rodney Moore and wife, Jeannine of Lincoln; father-in-law, Fay Story of Imperial; six grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; three-great-grandsons; and two step-great-granddaughters.
Memorial services will be Saturday, 11 a.m., at the United Methodist Church in Imperial with the Rev. Murray Schmechel officiating.
A memorial has been established in his memory.
Liewer Funeral Home of Imperial is in charge of arrangements.