Obituary of John David Moore
Bedford – John David (J.D.) Moore, 66, of Bedford, died Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at I.U. University Hospital in Indianapolis.
Born January 6, 1953 in Bedford, he was the son of Herbert and Frances Elwanda (Louden) Moore. He married Treva Kay Todd on August 16, 1974 and she survives. He attended Tunnelton High School, finishing and graduating from Bedford High School with the class of 1971. He was a member of the Indiana National Guard from 1972-1978 with a brief time in Germany for training. He retired as a millwright in 2006 after thirty years at General Motors. He worked out of the local 1076 Evansville Millwright until he went to work at GM. After retirement, he was part owner of TMT Trucking where he was also a driver. He was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Christian Church and the Bedford Masonic Lodge #14 F & AM. J.D. enjoyed farming, gardening and participated in the Farmer’s Market. He also enjoyed spending time with his car friends at the Cruise In and driving his ’48 Chevy truck and ’33 Ford Roadster. He and his son remodeled homes and he also enjoyed traveling to different states for swap meets and recently spent time in Florida.
Survivors include his wife, Treva, of Bedford; a son, Tyler Moore, of Bedford; a brother, Herbert Moore (Chris), of Bedford; two brothers-in-law, Toby and Tony (Sherry) Todd of Heltonville; several nieces and nephews; many close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Eddie Moore, and a sister-in-law Debbie Todd.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 11th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Jeff Hudelson officiating. Burial will follow in the Mundell Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, May 10th and from 10:00 am until the hour of service on Saturday, May 11th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. A masonic service will be at 7:00 pm on Friday, May 10th. Contributions may be made to the Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.