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Richard "Dick" Moon

June 15, 1938 — March 17, 2024


Richard "Dick" Moon

Richard “Dick” Moon, 85, of Owensboro, KY, and formerly of North Pekin, IL, passed peacefully Sunday, March 17, 2024, at his home. He was born June 15, 1938, in Makanda, IL, to the late James Roy and Edna Moon. 

After graduating from East Peoria High School, he served in the U.S. Army in Ft. Still, Oklahoma. Richard worked 42 years before retiring from Caterpillar Inc., where he worked in computer systems.

Richard loved to travel in his retirement and was an avid photographer. He leaves a large collection of photos from his many vacation adventures with Neta. Richard loved Corvairs, Chryslers, and antique cars, and was a longtime member of the CORSA organization. He followed Cat Racing in NASCAR and was a St. Louis Cardinals fan. Richard had a lifelong love of Pogo, and collected all things Pogo, including books and figurines.

In addition to his parents, Richard is preceded in death by his stepdaughter, Tina Geltz.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 42 years, Oneta Moon; two sons, Andy Moon (Maggie) and Ronald Lamberson; two daughters, Karen Moon and Lori Bayne (Mike); stepdaughter, Ronni Mitchell (Don); stepson, Steven Hebert; son-in-law, Mike Geltz; and an abundance of grandchildren and great grandchildren.  

Services to be held at a future date. Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. 

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