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Jerry A. Moore

June 16, 2022

Burial Date: June 22, 2022

Alexandria Funeral Home 325 Washington Street Alexandria, KY 41001 June 22, 4:30 p.m.

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Jerry Moore, 84, of Alexandria Kentucky passed away peacefully on Thursday June 16, 2022 surrounded by love, family, and his favorite canine companions in his daughter’s home in California, Kentucky. Jerry was a witty, musical, jokester who loved people, especially the ladies.

Jerry was born on May 29, 1938 in Covington Kentucky to Harriet Eismann. He was active in Boy Scouts growing up and later continued that passion by working in leadership roles for the Girl Scouts. He graduated from Holmes High school in 1956.

Jerry was an artist, loved family, beer, music, puzzles, model trains, cars, golf, fishing, softball, volleyball, his coin and stamp collections, and his country. He retired from Cincinnati Bell after 32 years. He was also a proud veteran of the 100th Division US Army Reserve Band where he played Tuba. Anyone who dared call him “Sir” got to hear all about his time in the Reserves. “It’s not sir, it’s SARGE!”

Jerry enjoyed a very active physical and social life in Campbell County, but don’t ask him to cross the river into Ohio! “Those buckeyes don’t know how to drive!” You could find him every week at all the same local small businesses to include Skyline Chili, Spare Time and Grill, and Frisch’s Big Boy restaurants, as well as Southern Lanes, Green Lantern, and Clines on the River. At 70 years old, he played 6 volleyball games in one day at a tournament!

Jerry loved people and was always finding ways to help and support others. Whether it was mailing off checks to a hundred different organizations each month, volunteering at the Fairhaven Mission for the homeless serving meals, or taking in different family members for a few years in his home. He was always there when you needed him. He also volunteered at the Campbell County Historical and Genealogy Society helping to research local family lineages and preserve records alongside studying his own family genealogy all the way back to Benjamin Franklin. Family meant the world to Jerry.

Aside from his humor and making everyone laugh, Jerry was probably most well known for his love and talent for music. He played an upright base for 56 years. He adoringly named his base Blondie and man, did he love to play and dance with her. As well as sharing his musical talents with the Army Reserves, Jerry also enjoyed playing in numerous community bands. He loved singing base on his weekly karaoke nights and any other random opportunities he could find. Music was his passion and we are so thankful he passed that love down to all of us.

Jerry is preceded in death by his legendary and incredible parents Harriet and Robert Eismann, and his beloved brother Kevin Lee Moore. We would be remiss as well to not mention here how proud he was to have outlived both his ex wives.

And somehow, he has been survived by all of us: his daughters Maria (Wyatt) Shanks, Pam Moore, sisters Nikki Knowles and Kathy Carbonero, brother Michael Moore, grandchildren Dustin (Tiffany) Brearton, Trisha (Robert) Phillips, Travis (Laura) Shanks, Kelly (Andy) Hart, Wyatt C (Denise) Shanks, 19 fun loving great grandchildren, and a plethora of cousins.

Visitation at Alexandria Funeral Home Wednesday June 22nd from 3-4:30. We will have a word from Pastor Cohen Copley at 4:30 followed by a military honor ceremony. From there, we will head to Southern Lanes Sports Center for a kick ass Celebration of Life and karaoke by the world famous Roy Sharp from 5:00-9:00.