Kevin Ray Moore
Kevin Ray Moore

VAN WERT, Ohio — Kevin Ray Moore, 47, of Van Wert, died at Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at his residence.

He was born Sept. 11, 1966, in Charleston, W.Va., to Delores “Dee” (maiden name: Lanier) (Michael) Jackson of Van Wert and Howard (Pam) Moore of Brooklyn, Mich.

Other survivors include his maternal grandfather: Donald Lanier of South Charleston, W.Va.; paternal grandmother: Martha Winnard of Jackson, Miss.; brothers: James Moore of LaVerna, Texas, and Michael (Jamie) Moore of St. Claire Shores, Mich.; sister: Kelly (Rick) Rangler of Jackson, Mich.; nephews and nieces: Spencer, Corbin, and Olivia Rangler, Molly, Ellie, and Haley Moore, Reagan and Stella Moore; numerous cousins and his cat, Joey, who he loved dearly.


He was a self-employed drywaller by trade. He enjoyed his family, board games, sports and outdoor activities, in addition to his great love for animals.

Kevin will be cherished and dearly missed by all.

Services will be at a later date.

Arrangements by Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert.

Condolences may be expressed at: www.alspachgearhart.com.