Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville for Carl Gilbert Moore.
Mr. Moore, 80, died April 9 at Jersey Community Hospital from injuries he sustained in a farming accident earlier that afternoon.
He was born October 21, 1938 in Piasa, the son of the late Gilbert ‘Gib” and Genevieve (Johnson) Moore. He married the former Joyce D. Murrie in 1961; she died in 2014.
His early years were spent in Piasa, until be was 11, when his family moved to Jerseyville. He was a 1956 graduate of Jersey Community High School and his entire life has been spent around agriculture.
His father began Moore’s Oil and Fertilizer in Jerseyville and incorporated the business in 1951. Throughout the years, he worked with area farmers, eventually assuming ownership of the business. For many years, he ran a very successful and respected business where he gained loyalty and many lifelong friendships with his farming counterparts.
Surviving are two sons, Craig Moore and Darren Moore, both of Jerseyville, along with numerous close friends.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, April 15 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery with full military rites given by Jerseyville American Legion Post #492.
Memorials may be made to the Jersey Community High School FFA program.