Oren “Jerry” Sterling Moore was born on Sept. 28, 1929, just outside Prineville to Ernest “Pat” and Alma Moore from Baker County. He has one brother and two sisters.
Moore married Patty Francis on July 27, 1979. He has two daughters, two sons, five stepdaughters and three stepsons. He also has numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He retired from the Air Force after 22 1/2 years as a master sergeant and computer technician. He served in England, Canada, Korea and the Philippines.
Moore coached bowling in Labrador, Alaska, and holds a 189 average. He loved to bowl, golf and fish. He was also a member of the Moose and Elks lodges.
He died on July 1 at Blue Mountain Care Center in Prairie City. A private interment with full Air Force military honors was held at Canyon City Cemetery.
He will be missed and loved by all.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of a person’s choice through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, PO Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be shared at tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com.