Maynard Leroy Moore, Jr. 85, of Danville, passed away peacefully at his home on Sept. 25, 2012.. In his early years, he served as a lineman for the telephone company and later worked as a telegrapher with the railroad. He retired from Allison’s plant No. 8 in 1989 after 34 years of service as a test engineer.. Maynard was born Nov. 27, 1926 in Zionsville. He was known as Junior to many as he was the son of Maynard Franklin Moore who was the Zionsville town marshal for more than 30 years.. Maynard graduated from Zionsville High School in 1944, and joined the U.S.. Army Signal Corps during World War II. He enjoyed photography, water skiing, aircraft and trains and had a sincere love for animals.. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ann (Truax).. Maynard is survived by his children, Robert Moore, Frank Moore, Mark (Susan) Cafouras, Rodney (Carol) Cafouras, Kurt Moore, Liz (Marc) Rhodes, Lynne (Bob) Spear; grandchildren, Bobbie, Donie, Carrie, Shaun, Chris, Jason (Robin), Joshua, Abbey, Audrey, Michelle and Eric; great-grandchildren, Olivia and Corbin; sisters, Phebe Lou Markland and Judith Hanson.. Services were Friday, Sept. 28, at Flanner and Buchanan - Speedway. Entombment followed in West Ridge Park Cemetery.. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society. Online condolences may be made at www.flannerbucha-nan.com.
Published on  October 3, 2012