Max S. Moore, 97, a Joplin farmer who was a longtime member of the Joplin Masons and the Havre Elks and Eagles, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Chester Nursing Home.
He was cremated per his request by the Rockman Funeral Chapel of Chester. A family graveside service was held Saturday, Aug. 13, at Joplin Cemetery.
Max is survived by three children, Donald Moore of Juniata, Neb., Kay Becker of Billings, and Douglas Moore of Joplin; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two brothers. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Pearl Eggen, in 2004.