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  • Kerry Dean 'Turtle' Moore

  • Kerry Dean “Turtle” Moore, 68, of El Dorado died April 10, 2013 at his home.
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  • Kerry Dean “Turtle” Moore, 68, of El Dorado died April 10, 2013 at his home. TheCelebration of his life will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at the First Church of the Nazarene. A visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday at the Kirby-Morris Funeral Home.
    Kerry was born January 27, 1945 in Prairie Grove, Ark. the son of Kenneth and Mabel (Lockhart) Moore. The family came to Kansas in 1948 and Kerry graduated from the Leon, Kan. High School. He started working for Beech Aircraft and he retired after 45 years of service. He was very active in the Christian Motorcycle Association and his mission was to serve Christ in the Messiah Messengers Chapter #882. For many years he helped with Prison Ministry and the Wounded Warriors association.
    Surviving family include his companion, Yvonne “Vonnie” Burkholder; son Kory and wife Mandy Moore of Augusta; daughter Janelle Bennett of Wichita; brothers, Ronald Joe Moore of Wichita, Bill and Darryl Moore both of El Dorado; sisters Janice Humes of Manhattan, Sheryl Daunen of Stoneham, Colo.; grandchildren Austin, Alison, Kolton, Kynlie, Carson, and Chandler; many nieces and nephews.
    A memorial established with American Cancer Society. Please share a memory of Kerry at www.kirbymorrisfuneralhome.com
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