John Calvin Moore, Jr., age 89, lifelong resident of Wellington, died early Monday morning, February 27, 2017 at Sumner Regional Medical Center. John was a retired conductor with the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad where he enjoyed working for 53 years.
John was born on April 1, 1927 in Wellington, KS to John C. Moore, Sr. and Alice (Shafer) Moore. He served in the United States Navy during WWII from July 30, 1943 – February 14, 1946.
John and Sandy were married on December 31, 1994 in Las Vegas, Nev.
He was a hard working man who enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, shooting craps, blackjack, fishing and boating, telling jokes and stories, KU basketball, Kansas City Chiefs, and coloring. John was a member of the American Legion, the V.F.W., and the U.T.U. His favorite part of the day was 5:00.