Funeral Services for James David Moore, 75, will be at 10:00 am Monday, April 29 at Trinity Episcopal Church, Lawrence. Inurnment will follow in the Trinity Columbarium.
He died Friday, April 19, 2013, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center.
Jimmy was born January 6, 1938, in Kansas City, MO, the son of Edward and Gladys Moore. He graduated from Westport High School in Kansas City and attended Park College and the University of Kansas City majoring in theater.
He worked in ticket sales at the Municipal Auditorium, the Music Hall, and Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas. He was the ticket manager for the Kansas City Kings professional basketball team, which later moved to Sacramento, CA. He moved to Lawrence in 1987, and commuted to Topeka where he worked in ticket sales for Heartland Race-Car Track before having to go on disability.
Jimmy grew up in Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral in Kansas City, where he was an acolyte and was active in the religious life of the church as an adult. After his move to Lawrence, he was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Carol Ann, and a brother, Terry.
If desired, memorials may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church or to the Tonganoxie Nursing Center in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
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Jim was a good friend of mine. We met a few years ago while he was living in Lawrence. During his trips to and from his Drs. appointments, we shared many stories. I last visited Jim in February. He was still the same ole Jim, newer lost for something to say. Jim will be long remembered for his good heartedness, and thoughtfulness.
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