Michael G. Moore, 54

Michael G. Moore, 54, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Marshallton, Del., passed away Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was a facility manager for the State of Delaware, retiring in 2008 after 25 years of service. He was a member and past commander of the Sons of AM VETS Post#2 and Sons of American Legion Post#28 in Oak Orchard, Del. He was also a member of the Sons of American Legion Post#24 in Dagsboro, Del., the Sons of the American Legion Riders, Abate Delaware and was a founding member of AMVET Riders of Delaware. He had a friendly personality, loved life and a deep passion for riding motorcycles with his family and friends.

Moore is survived by his parents, Donald and Joy (Martin) Moore of Millsboro; his wife, Mary Beth (Coulbourn) Moore; his son, Michael Moore Jr., currently serving in Iraq with the U.S. Army; his daughter, Danielle Moore of Millsboro; two step-sons, Chris and Travis Shockley of Frankford, Del.; two brothers, Donald Moore Jr. and his wife, Debra, of Wilmington, and John Moore and his wife, Kathy, of Millsboro; two sisters, Lynne Harris and her husband, Lloyd, of Okla., and Cheryl West and her husband, Bud, of Newark, Del.; two grandchildren, Aubrey Hrycek and Joscelyn Shockley; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009, at 3:30 p.m., at the Long Neck chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 32013 Long Neck Rd., Millsboro, where friends and family may call after 2 p.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.