Age 78, of Lansing, MI, passed away March 18, 2014. He was born April 27, 1935, in Detroit, MI, son of Lee and Doris Moore.
Jim was a 1955 graduate of the Michigan School for the Blind. He wrestled for his school team and was very proud of playing the clarinet. While at school he met Arlene, his wife of 34 years. He later became a placement man for Michigan Commission for the Blind.
Along with his wife Arlene, Jim is survived by his children, Cindy Martin, Cheryl (Douglas) Glaser, James (Jan) Degeneffe and Michael (Kendra) Degeneffe; his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Geraldine (Donald) Hochstetler; and brothers, Richard Moore and Larry (Patty) Moore. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Sherman Lewis and Robert Moore, and sister Pat Robertson.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 24, 2014, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will take place in Lakeview Cemetery in Harbor Springs, MI. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday and 1 hour prior to the service time on Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, American Heart Association or the American Lung Association.