March 24, 1942 – June 19, 2023
Bill Moore was born to William H. Moore II and Pauline (Dosch) Moore, their firstborn, on March 24, 1942. Bill breathed his last breath at home on Wild Rose Prairie on June 19, 2023, with his dear family surrounding him with love.
Due to his father’s Air Force career, the family moved many times. Bill attended school in Puerto Rico, Washington, Oklahoma, St. Louis, Virginia, Kentucky and Spokane, WA.
Bill served in the US Air Force 1961 – 1965. He earned his Private Pilot’s license in 1966. He has enjoyed flying small planes for many years, earning additional certifications, with many hours of flying!
Bill married Florene Eickmeyer in 1967. They raised 3 children, Liz, Will & Hank, on Wild Rose Prairie, near Deer Park. Bill’s career with USPS was in Vehicle Maintenance for 30+ years.
Bill was elected to the Deer Park School Board, two terms. He was a longtime volunteer firefighter with Spokane County Fire District #4.
Bill & Flo worked with many community organizations, such as Friends of Deer Park Library, Deer Park Dollars for Scholars, Deer Park Kiwanis and Winterfest, and Wild Rose Community Center.
Bill was a member of the American Postal Workers Union, ACLU, AOPA, Washington Pilots Assn. Deer Park Chapter, Planned Parenthood, and Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane.
Bill is survived by his wife of 56 years, Florene E. Moore; daughter, Liz Moore; sons, Will Moore and Hank Moore, daughter-in-law Samantha Moore; grandsons Jack Curry and Duncan Curry; sisters Paula Bakker, Maureen DeHaan, and Kathy Singleton; brothers Patrick Moore, Tim Moore, and Richard Moore; plus many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Bill’s family is grateful to the excellent care given by Fresenius Kidney Center and the sympathetic care given by the aides and therapists at Franklin Hills, as well as medical care by the people of Kaiser Permanente of Washington.
We will celebrate Bill’s life, with all who knew him, on Saturday, July 1, at the Wild Rose Community Center, 23907 N. Monroe Road, Deer Park, Washington, starting with a Potluck at noon and continuing with your stories & memories to 5 p.m.