Buss Moore, Jr.
Buss Moore, Jr., 62, of Indianapolis, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013, at his home. He was born Dec. 11, 1950, in Glendale, West Va., to the late Buss Sr. and Ada (Truex) Moore.
Buss was a 1968 graduate of Powhatan Point High School in Ohio. He entered the Army on Feb. 12, 1970, and served throughout the Vietnam War. Buss was a 3 time recipient of the Purple Heart, 1 Bronze Service Star, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Army Commendation Medal, and Sharpshooter, Expert pistol. Buss was also a 3 time nominee for the Congressional Medal of Honor. After a 6 year career with the Army, Buss was employed by Consolidated Coal from which he retired in 1992. He was a member of the American Legion, V.F.W. and the Military Order of the Purple Heart. He was a longtime member of United Faith Baptist Church in Acton, Ind.
He is survived by his wife; Sherry (Rothwell) Moore, of Indianapolis, sons; Buss (Amanda) Moore III of New Palestine, Thomas (Pamela) Moore of Indianapolis, Michael Neer of Ohio, Lathropnorris “Bumper” White of Ohio, John Kennedy of West Virginia, and Gary (Tammy) Wrightsman of Indianapolis; daughters, Ada Moore (Roger Phillips) of Indianapolis, Misty Moore of Bordon, Ind., Lori Kennedy of West Virginia, Dawn Spears of Greenwood, and Julie Freedle of Indianapolis; brothers, Mike (Judy) Moore, William (Cindy) Moore and Tom (Cheryl) Moore, all of Ohio; sisters, Geraldine (Richard) Sponaugle, Donna Foltz all of Ohio, and Peg (Dan) Helton of Florida; twenty-one grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., with services immediately following at 2 p.m., Saturday March 30, 2013 at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel, 1780 West Main Street, Greenfield. A memorial service and burial will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: United Faith Baptist Church, 7820 Acton Road, Acton, IN, 46259.
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