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Rick L. Moore

Rick L. Moore, 57, of Belle Center, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in Heartland of Bellefontaine.

He was born in Hardin County on March 19, 1955, a son of the late James Wallace and Margaret L. Lee Moore. He also was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas E. and Steven A. “Stacks” Moore.

He is survived by two brothers, James W. (Janet) Moore of Plain City and Jerry L. (Peggy) Moore of Florida; a sister-in-law, Bonnie Moore of Apopka, Fla.; good friends, Melvin and Jackie Walton of Belle Center; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A 1973 graduate of Benjamin Logan High School, Rick went to work at Jim’s Appliances in Plain City, then worked for International Car in Kenton and Fullerton Trucking in Belle Center, before taking a job as a scale master with the Shelly Company in York Center.

He was a longtime volunteer for the Richland Township EMT & Fire Department and served as a main organizer for the Belle Center fireworks each July.

Pastor Kevin Smith officiates a funeral at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, Belle Center, where visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to the service Wednesday. Burial is in Fairview Cemetery, Belle Center.

Memorial contributions may be made to Richland Township EMT & Fire and the Belle Center Fireworks Fund.

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