James R. “Jim” Moore
January 29, 1941- March 13, 2012
James R. “Jim” Moore, 71, passed away March 13, 2012 at his home in Annapolis, MD. Jim was born January 29, 1941 in Largo, MD to George C. and Hazel L. (Binger) Moore. He graduated from Frederick Sasscer High School in 1959. He was employed by Washington Art Glass, where he was a stained glass artist for eighteen years, working on church stained glass windows including the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. and the Mormon Temple in Silver Spring, MD. He later worked for the Prince George’s County Board of Education as a glass technician, retiring in September 2003. He was also a lifelong farmer. In his leisure time Jim was an avid softball player and won many state championships. He loved hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, a son Virgil Anthony Moore, a step daughter Pamela Crandell and brothers George and Tommy Moore. He is survived by his devoted wife of 26 years, Sandra Parks Moore; sons Maurice Moore and wife Ellisa of Bushwood, MD, and Ronald Moore of Washington, D.C.; a daughter Wendy Cramer and husband Joseph of Lothian, MD; step daughters Patricia Couto and husband Wayne of Prince Frederick, MD and Bonnie Lovelady and husband Randy of Easton, MD. Also surviving are eleven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Jim is survived by his brothers Eddie, Robert, Kenny, Donnie, Paul and Stevie Moore and sisters Regina Atkins, Ann Wade and Doris Gee, and by his former wife Elizabeth Jean Gribble of French Creek, WV.
Friday, March 16, 2012