Commonwealth Journal


April 23, 2014

Obituaries for Thursday, April 24, 2014


He was born in Waynesburg, Ky., on May 28, 1924, son of the late Boyd and Stella Potter Moore. He was a retired housing inspector for the Lincoln County PVA office. He also worked at Durham's Grocery for 18 years. He was a member of Olive Baptist Church.  Duff was a World War II Army veteran and also served in the Marine Corps.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Elsie Dowell Moore of Waynesburg; three sons, Kenneth (and Sharon) Waddell of Waynesburg, Leonard (and Mary) Moore of Canon City, Colo., and Rodney (and Linda) Moore of Elko, Nev.; one daughter, Judy (and Tony) Gray of Mayfield, Ky.; two brothers, John Moore and Rob Moore, both of Waynesburg; two sisters, Winnie Mullins of Charleston, SC and Peggy
Wilson of Tipp City, Ohio; 15 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Duff S. Moore; seven brothers and one sister.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Bert Hall officiating.
Burial will be in Olive Cemetery with military honors by American Legion Post 18.
Visitation will be after 11 a.m. today, Thursday at Morris & Hislope Funeral
Donations may be made to Olive Baptist Church Building Fund.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at:
Herman Schoolcraft
Mr. Herman W. Schoolcraft, son of the late Christian Perk and Stella Warner Schoolcraft, was born in Detroit, Michigan on Friday, January 9, 1925 and he departed this life on Monday, April 21, 2014 having attained the age of 89 years.
He was united in marriage to Ernestine Schoolcraft; she preceded him in death. Survivors include two sons, Charles (and Vicki) Schoolcraft and Tommy Schoolcraft, both of Somerset, Kentucky; two daughters, Joyce (and Garry) Greene of Somerset, Ky., and Peggy (and Ken) Pearson of St. Petersburg, Florida; two brothers, George Schoolcraft of London, Ky., and C. P. (and Edna) Schoolcraft of Indianapolis, Indi.; two sisters, Carolyn Reeves of Nashville, Tenn., and Linda (and Bill) Lucas of Green

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