CHERRY VALLEY – Philip J. Moore, 77, of Cherry Valley, who retired from Remington Arms in Ilion after 35 years, passed away Friday, May 3, 2019.
He was born Feb. 7, 1942, in Cherry Valley. Philip graduated from Cherry Valley Central School, and held an associate degree in carpentry from Oneonta State.
He worked in medical research, real estate and insurance, before joining Remington Arms.
He coached Little League baseball and soccer, and loved fishing with his grandsons and son-in-law, Herb, hunting deer, telling stories and sharing memories. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Those left to cherish Phil’s memory include his wife of 58 years, Catherine Kenney Moore; daughters, Catherine Moore, Denise Weaver (Herb), Jennifer Moore, special daughter, Eve Bouboulis; son, Matthew Moore (Amanda); grandchildren, Amanda Murphy, Daniel Murphy (Tina), Donovan Murphy (Beth), Michael Weaver, Dennis Weaver, Caitlin Weaver (Trace), Emma Moore, and Elijah Moore; great-grandchildren, Connor and Bailey Murphy; brother, Robert Moore (Charlotte) of Virginia Beach; many nephews, nieces, cousins, friends and in-laws.
Phil was preceded in death by his mother, Myrtle (Hull) Moore; father, Elmer Moore; and daughter, Michelle.
A celebration of Phil’s life will be held at his home at the convenience of his family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, American Diabetes Association, or Cherry Valley-Springfield Girls Varsity Basketball.
Those wishing to extend condolences may do so at www.heritagefhllc.com.