In Memory of
Ralph B. Moore, 80, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at a local healthcare facility
surrounded by his loving family. He was born Dec. 3, 1924, in Millinocket, the
son of the late Bruce W. and Ida Belle (Steen) Moore. Ralph attended Stearns
High School. He served in the U.S. Army from June 1943 to January 1946 where he
served in the Battle of the Bulge with the 3rd Army Combat Engineers in Germany.
He received four campaign ribbons while stationed in Germany. Ralph lived his
entire life in Millinocket and retired from Great Northern Paper Company in 1987
after 42 years of service as Machinist, Roll Grinder, and Blacksmith. In
addition to his family, Ralph loved going to his camp at North Twin, fishing,
hunting, and snow sledding. He loved to go for rides with his son, James; and
dog, Spike. He was an active member and one of the founders of the Northern Timber Cruisers and VFW Post
No. 4154. He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Millinocket.
Ralph is survived by his wife of 58 years, Marjory Ann (Farquhar) Moore; three
sons and daughters-in-law, Michael Moore of Newport News, Va., David Moore and
wife, Judith, of Millinocket, James Moore and wife, Jan, of Millinocket; two
daughters and sons-in-law, Evelyn Bishop and husband, Richard, of Surry and
Linda Valley and husband, Stanley, of Jacksonville, Ark.; 12 grandchildren,
Suvichat Yahatta, Natnopadol Yahatta, Narvenol Yahatta, Christopher Moore, Ryan
Moore, Joshuha Moore, Vanessa Duprey, Samantha Moore, Michael Bishop, Meredith
Bishop, Aaron Valley, and Brian Valley; two great-grandchildren, Brandon Yahatta
and Angelita Yahatta. Ralph was predeceased by three sisters and one brother,
Evelyn, Leona, Anne and Harold; and one daughter-in-law, Kimthong Moore.