Roger Lee Moore, 59, of Sheffield, formerly of Chicora, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2020 at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh from complications of pulmonary fibrosis.
Roger was born in Butler on April 13, 1960. He was the son of Raymond Moore of Chicora and the late Vonda Walker Moore.
Roger was a 1978 graduate of Karns City High School. He was first employed at Boron Service where he met the owner of Berenfield Steel Drum and soon migrated North to Clarendon, PA where he worked for many years. Years later he attended the Erie Institute of Technology and earned a welding certificate and was employed for Erie Steel in Erie, PA and National Forge in Irvine, PA.
Roger loved his family and friends dearly as he would say, "I'm a very lucky man." He enjoyed hunting for arrowheads (even in the rain), collecting bottles, especially his favorite, cure bottles, coin collecting, antique shopping, kayaking, hunting, and fishing. Roger enjoyed all things life had to offer.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Judi Moore of Sheffield, his father, Raymond Moore, his brother, Jeffrey Moore and his wife Lisa, his nieces and nephew, Brooke, Alexis, and Zachary Moore of Chicora, his stepdaughters, Ashley Abraham of Sheffield and Lacy Abraham of Warren, his grandchildren, Taylor, Halle, Ava, and Romeo, a number of aunts, uncles, cousins, and his best friend, “Cubby.”
He was preceded in death by his mother, who passed away January 5, 2015, as well as his paternal and maternal grandparents, and a number of aunts and uncles.
Friends will be received at the Sheffield United Methodist Church, 11 W. Main St., Sheffield, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Friday where a funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Jim Lewis, pastor of the Karns City United Methodist Church, officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sheffield United Methodist Church, PO Box 771, Sheffield, PA 16347. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hile Funeral Home of Chicora. Condolences may be sent by visiting www.hilefh.com.
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