SWEETWATER, Tenn.

Ronald Earnest Moore

April 19, 1944 - Dec. 12, 2009

Ronald Earnest Moore, formerly of Wales, passed away Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009, in Sweetwater, Tenn. Ron and his wife, Vivian, retired to Loudon, Tenn., in 2004. He will be sorely missed by all of his friends and family and they are eternally grateful that he is now at peace.

Ron is survived by his wife of 47 years, Vivian (nee Ramsey); son, Ronald Moore; daughter, Melissa (Mike) Goetz; and grandchildren, Taylor and Logan Goetz and Destiny, Veda and Xanthia Moore. He is also survived by his mother, Donnie Faye Moore of Milford, Ohio; brothers, Don (Shirley) Moore of Ohio, Richard (Jerrie) Moore of Texas, Wendell (Sylvia) Moore of Georgia and Russell (Carol) Moore of Ohio; nephews, Richard (Katrina) Moore of Ohio, Shayne (Carla) Moore of Kentucky and Jayson Moore; nieces, Denise Moore of Texas and Julie and Abbie Moore of Ohio; along with great-nieces and great-nephews.

Ronald was preceded in death by his father, Wilbur Ernest Moore.

Ron was born April 19, 1944, in Somerset, Pulaski County, Ky., to Donnie Faye Harris and Wilbur Ernest Moore. He was married to his high school sweetheart, Vivian Lee Ramsey, on Jan. 6, 1963, in Milford, Clermont County, Ohio. He served in the Army from 1962 to 1965. His career in the machine tool industry spanned 39 years. He belonged to numerous professional associations in that industry, until his retirement in 2004. He loved to golf, especially with his son and buddies, and did as much fishing as he could during his years of retirement. He was a bowling coach at Hartbrook Lanes for more than 25 years, and influenced many kids during that time. Spending time with his five grandchildren was the highlight of Ronís life; they will miss their special "adventures" together with their grandpa, but know that he will be with them on all their adventures in the years to come.

There will be a celebration of Ronís life from 11 a.m. until the noon memorial service Saturday, Dec. 26, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Interment will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery in Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, memorialís can be sent to Cure PSP at www.psp.org/forms/give.php.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.