James Robert Moore

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James Robert Moore

October 08, 1946 - December 26, 2018

James Robert Moore NAPLES, Fla. [mdash] James Robert "Jim" Moore, 72, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in Naples, Fla.
Jim was born Oct. 8, 1946, in Anderson, to Joseph and Evalyn (Isanogel) Moore, and grew up on a small family farm in Daleville.
Jim was a graduate of Daleville High School where he was very active in many sports. He went on to Ball State University and obtained a bachelor's degree in accounting. Upon graduation Jim enlisted in the United States Navy, where he became a pilot and served honorably for five years.
Jim moved back to Central Indiana and started working in the accounting industry where he eventually opened his own CPA firm serving the Central Indiana area, including a large farm-based clientele. Upon retirement, Jim entrusted the firm to longtime friend and colleague, Todd Parker; and then shortly after Jim and his wife, Cheryl, settled in Naples, Florida.
Jim loved life. Jim never knew a stranger and never made an enemy. Jim's infectious personality and charisma drew in countless lifelong friends throughout the years. Jim's love of sports carried through his life, especially with his brother, Jerry, and their love of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Jim is survived by his beloved wife, Cheryl (Tabb) Moore of Naples, Florida; his brother, Jerry Moore and wife Mary of Daleville; his daughter, Julie (Moore) Augustinovicz and husband Jeff of McCordsville; his daughter, Kristina (McFeely) Bir and husband Clarence of Logansport; his son, Scott McFeely and wife Shannon of Daleville.
Jim was the proud "Poppy" of 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Evalyn (Isanogel) Moore, and Wilmer and Betty Tabb; and his son, Jeffrey Moore.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Ballard and Sons Funeral Home, 8212 S. Walnut St., Daleville.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with a private family burial service.
In lieu of flowers, the Family requests memorial contributions be made to: The Cason United Methodist Church, 342 S. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33444, or Saint Matthew's House, 2001 Airport-Pulling Road S., Naples, FL 34112.
Published on January 3, 2019
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