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John B. Moon, 78, Logansport, passed away at 12:35 p.m. Friday, July 28, 2017, in Logansport, surrounded by his loving family. Born Feb. 19, 1939, in Logansport, he was the son of John and Agnes Rogers Moon. On July 4, 2002, in Logansport, he was married to Karen Farrer, who survives.
John was a retired Maintenance of Way Supervisor for Conrail.
John enjoyed mushroom hunting, fishing, birdwatching and hunting. He was an all-around avid outdoorsman. In later years, he concentrated on the hobby of photography, with many beautiful examples in his collection.
Surviving, in addition to his wife; are his children, John D. (Toni) Moon, Winterset, Iowa, and Roxanne Galbreath, Logansport; sisters, Connie Sturgeon and Kay Leazenby, both of Walton; brother, Jim (Janet) Moon, LaRida, Florida; stepchildren, Tracy (Kraig) Burns, Denver, Indiana, Angela (Tony) Corn, Lucerne, Danielle Heishman, Kokomo, and Cory (Jason) Ulrick, Walton; grandchildren, Christopher "Cowboy" Galbreath, Shane Galbreath (Amy Johnson), Steven Galbreath and Kirk B. Moon; stepgrandchildren, Aubrey Burns, Kaitlyn Burns, Jayce Burns, Max (Allison) Grey and Trent (McKenzie) Ulrick; brother-in-law, Marv Hamilton, Onward; and several loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and sisters-in-law, Vicki McKinney, Anita Allan and Connie (Jim) Smith.
Preceding in death are his mother and stepfather, Agnes and Jesse Hartman; father, John Moon; sisters, Phyllis Michael, Shirley Vanderbilt, Virginia Alderson and Jeri Hamilton; and nephew, Ernest Kloenne.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 31, in Kroeger Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 5:30 p.m. Monday, also in Kroeger Funeral Home, with Rev. Ken Smith officiating. Burial will then follow at St. John's Cemetery, Cass County.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Boy Scouts or any organization supporting wildlife preservation. Family and friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.kroegerfuneralhome.com.
Published on July 30, 2017
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