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ROBERT “BOB” ALLEN MOORE

June 12, 2018 GMT

ROBERT “BOB” ALLEN MOORE, 84, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at his residence in Franklin, Indiana. He was born May 21, 1934, in Huntington, West Virginia, to Robert Dentson and Lois Christine Bias Moore. He was preceded in passing by his parents; a brother, Thomas Alfred Moore; and his wife, Yvonne Fitzpatrick Moore. Bob is survived by four children, Robin Moore Theiss (Ronald), Robert “Bobby” Allen Moore Jr., Patricia “Patty” Lois Moore and Debra Susan “Suzi” Moore-Fenton (Daniel); 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Bob attended Marshall University and worked as an award-winning Electronics Engineer, entrepreneur and international business consultant. Some of his most notable achievements included numerous patents, U.S. government contract work, designing transformers for a NASA Gemini space mission, the design and manufacture of a lighting feature on a James Bond car and work on the Indiana University cyclotron. For many years he was the president of Central Coil Company, an electronics manufacturing company located in Camby, Indiana, which was later acquired by Bel Fuse Corporation. Bob is best remembered for his many interests, hobbies and pranks. They included radio transmitting, personal computing, chess, solving puzzles, worldwide travels, reading, deer and turkey hunting, building and piloting private airplanes, railroad history, golf, music, photography and much more. An avid sports fan, he was an especially enthusiastic fan of the Marshall and Purdue University football and Cincinnati Reds baseball teams. A celebration of life service for Bob will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Flinn and Maguire Funeral Home, 2898 N. Morton Street (U.S. 31) in Franklin. Friends and family may call anytime after 4 p.m. A graveside service will also be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 14, at Greenlawn Cemetery, 100 W South St., Franklin. Because Bob highly valued education, the family suggests that donations be made in his honor to the college scholarship fund of your choice. Online tributes and other expressions will be appreciated at www.flinnmaguire.net