Garrold A. “Sonny” Moore, 74, formerly of El Dorado, died Monday, July 30.

Garrold A. “Sonny” Moore, 74, formerly of El Dorado, died Monday, July 30. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado. Interment will follow in Latham Cemetery.

He was born on Dec. 26, 1937 in Eureka, the son of Marion and Augusta (Becker) Moore. He graduated from Piedmont High School, and was a heavy equipment operator, working for Hogoboom Trucking for many years. He was also a rancher, enjoyed riding and roping and watching western movies. He had served in the U.S. Army.

He was married to Terrance M. “Terry” Moon on Feb. 21, 1987. Terry died on Jan. 17, 2005.

Those who survive are: sons and their spouses, Mike and Gail Moore of St. George, Kan., Mark and Sharon Moore of Spring, Texas, Troy Moore and Julie Brosemer of Emporia, Jeff and Carrie Moore of Kechi, and Jerome and Bridget Moore of McPherson; a brother and wife, Dwight and Peggy Moore of Douglass; two sisters and their husbands, Jo Ann and Don Chapman of Little Rock, Ark., and Karen and Ed Beckerman; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Sonny was preceded in death by his wife, Terry; his parents; and brothers, Clifford and Keith.

Memorials to his memory for the Alzheimer’s Foundation may be left with Carlson Funeral Home who are in charge of the arrangements. Condolences to the family may be sent to