James L. “Jim” Moore

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.

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March 20, 2014 at 9:52 am

Uncle Jim, you will be missed. You always brightened a room with your infectious laugh and wonderful smile.

Roberta McCall and Jon Armstrong
March 20, 2014 at 4:57 pm

We will miss Jim, his humor, his stories, and his appreciation of life. Rest in Peace Jim. Jim, Arlene, and all his family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Maureen Hewitt
March 21, 2014 at 7:07 pm

I will miss my democrat friend..But I know my dad Pete (his friend) is with him..

Arlene and family you are in my thoughts and prayers
Maureen Hewitt

Brian and Conrad Morrison
March 22, 2014 at 4:10 pm

Sorry to hear that Jim passed away. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. We loved visiting with Jim and Arlene at the Bonner reunions.

Craig & Carla Butwell
March 23, 2014 at 10:22 am

Aunt Arlene & family, we are saddened to hear of Uncle Jim’s passing. His smile, infectious laugh & stories will surely be missed. May you all find comfort during this most difficult time.

Scott and Sonya Norris
March 23, 2014 at 2:43 pm

We were saddened to hear of Jim’s death. We’ll miss his stories, especially about the Hillstreet Blues of rehab.


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