Steven Lynn Moore

June 26, 2016

Steven Lynn Moore, 46, of rural Frankfort died at 6:45 p.m. June 26, 2016 at his home, following a courageous 9-month battle with colon cancer.  He was born August 26, 1969 in Indianapolis, Ind. to Robert “Bob” & Annette (Ream) Moore.  He married Misti R. Padgett on August 25, 2007 in New Hope Church in rural Clinton County and she survives.  A lifelong Clinton County resident, Steve was a 1988 graduate of Clinton Prairie High School where he loved baseball and was pitcher for the baseball team.  He received first responder “EMR” and was firefighter I & II certified. He was a lifelong farmer, a volunteer firefighter for the Perry Township Volunteer Fire Department for the past 11 years and was employed by Gander Mountain for the past 5 years. Steve was owner/operator of Moore’s Lawn Mowing Service.  He was a member of the New Hope Church, was a 10 year 4-H member and Indiana Volunteer Firefighter’s Association.  Steve enjoyed softball, spending time with his family & friends, was an avid Cubs fan, and driving the big red fire tanker 124.

Visitation and Services

Family will receive friends, Friday, July 1, 2016 from 3-8 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home, Frankfort, Ind. and one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Clinton Prairie High School Field House, 2400 S. CR 450 W., Frankfort. Shan Sheridan will officiate. Burial with Firefighter honors provided by the Perry Township Volunteer Firefighters, will be in Plainview Cemetery, Colfax, Indiana. The family ask that in memory of Steve, donations be made to the Tatum and Leanna Moore educational fund, c/o Goodwin Funeral Home.

Survived by:

Wife: Misti Moore of rural Frankfort Parents: Robert “Bob” & Annette Moore of Frankfort, Loving father of 2 Daughters: Tatum Lynn Moore , LeAnna Elizabeth Moore both at home, 3 Step-sons: Kegan (Kendra) Smith of Colfax, Justin (Fiancé Hope) Allen of Clarks Hill, Mitchell Allen of Frankfort, Father-in-law: L. Michael Padgett of Frankfort, Sister-in-law: Mindi (Todd) McCollum of Frankfort, 1 grandchild, Novah Allen, 2 grandchildren on the way, niece, Taylor (Daniel) Rose, nephews, Caleb & Payton McCollum, great nephew, Zion McCollum, great niece, Aubrey Rose and many aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

Preceded by:

his paternal grandparents, Melvin & Leanna Moore & step grandmother, Ruby Moore, maternal grandparents, Vernon “Pete” & Elizabeth “Betty” Ream, brother, Gregory Moore on June 10, 1986 and mother-in-law, Jill Padgett.


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32 Condolences for “Steven Lynn Moore”

  1. Libbi Smith June 27, 2016 at 7:13 pm

    Oh Misti…I am praying for all of you. I know how hard it is to lose your sweetheart….I still miss mine. I know you were blessed to have each other and God will continue to bless you by giving you strength to raise your children….always with Steve in your heart.

  2. Rebecca (Davison) Johnson June 27, 2016 at 7:33 pm

    My condolences to Steve’s family as they mourn this loss. I remember Steve’s easy smile and ability to make other people smile and laugh as we roamed the halls of CPHS. RIP Steve.

  3. Beth (Walters) Jacquez June 27, 2016 at 7:37 pm

    The entire family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Kristina Chapman June 27, 2016 at 8:02 pm

    Misti and family our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Love and hugs to you all.

  5. Susan Heavilon June 27, 2016 at 8:16 pm

    Thinking of you all.

    Terry & Susan (Wheat) Heavilon

  6. Jamie Tarkington June 27, 2016 at 8:17 pm

    My condolences go out to the family. May God be with them through their time of need.

  7. Gail Bitner June 27, 2016 at 8:34 pm

    Misti and Family, I worked with Steve at Gander Mtn. He was a very funny and caring man. I’m so sorry for your loss, but Steve will NEVER be forgotten by anyone he worked with. Again, I’m sorry for you and your family’s loss.

  8. Jenny (Fuel) Smith June 27, 2016 at 8:52 pm

    My prayers go out to the entire Moore family. I am so saddened to hear of Steve’s passing. RIP Steve !!!!

  9. The Tidd Family June 27, 2016 at 9:08 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. We will always remember Steve as our neighbor who was such a kind, thoughtful young man. Our love and prayers are with Bob and Annette, Misti, and all of your children.
    First Thessalonians 4:13-18

  10. Bob & Deb Villars June 27, 2016 at 9:16 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all and praying. God’s love, though never far away, Is closer still each time we pray.

  11. Lynn Bowen Hale June 27, 2016 at 9:59 pm

    Prayers for Steve’s family. May he rest in peace.

  12. Patti June 27, 2016 at 9:59 pm

    Misti, Kegan and the girls…my heart aches for you all. I am so sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

  13. Samantha Moore ( Knox ) June 27, 2016 at 10:01 pm

    Sending my prayers to the Moore family.

  14. Lisa Taylor Rhine June 27, 2016 at 10:06 pm

    Misti, Bob and Annette and family, my condolences to all of you. My heart breaks at the loss of Steve. He always had a big smile on his face and a hug to give me whenever I saw him. My prayers are with all of you as you learn to live without Steve. I know God is wrapping his arms of love and strength around all of you. You’re all in my thoughts and prayers.

  15. Mary Kay Baker June 27, 2016 at 11:52 pm

    I am so sorry. Sending you and your family prayers!

  16. Trevor Fultz June 28, 2016 at 3:54 am

    My prayers and condolences go out to the Moore family and friends. Steve was a good man and will be missed by many.

  17. Leo Johnson June 28, 2016 at 6:36 am

    Sorry for the family’s loss. Praying for them. Leo, security guard at Gander Mountain.

  18. Mollie Mccalister Paris June 28, 2016 at 8:17 am

    Worked with Steve at Gander, (Todd) sending love and prayers to Steve’s family and close friends…

  19. Trace McGarey June 28, 2016 at 8:30 am

    Bob and Annette…I was quite surprised to read of Steven’s passing as I have lived away from Frankfort for many years now and did not know he had been ill. Blessings on you today as you prepare, once again, to say goodbye to a son. Two, even thirty years apart, it is too many times. Love to you both…Trace McGarey

  20. Jan Kersey June 28, 2016 at 8:33 am

    Was very sorry to read of the passing of your son Steven. He will be missed by his family and friends. Just wanted you to know we were thinking of you during this very sad time.
    Gary and Jan (Gibbs) Kersey

  21. Larry & Sandra Laughner June 28, 2016 at 8:49 am

    Our prayers have been with all of you and continue to be with you. In Gods love and friendship, Sandy & Larry.

  22. Charles and Sue Fink June 28, 2016 at 10:37 am

    We want to extend our sympathy to the Moore family. We have many good memories of Steve while we were with the Clinton Prairie staff. Please know you all have been in our prayers and will continue to pray for you as the days go on.
    Charlie and Sue Fink

  23. Marty Frye June 28, 2016 at 4:53 pm

    So sorry for the loss of your Husband and Childrens Father, you are in my Prayers

  24. Deb Reagan June 28, 2016 at 7:06 pm

    We are so saddened by the loss of Steve. Our hearts go out to his wife and children, to his parents Bob and Anette, and other family. He will be deeply missed by many. Terry and Deb Reagan

  25. Joe Wagner June 28, 2016 at 9:58 pm

    Our prayers are with the family.

  26. Sharon Mast, Seth & Zane Cook June 29, 2016 at 7:45 am

    Our condolences to Misti and the entire Moore family. Steve was a kind and caring person that always had a giant smile on his face. He will be missed. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  27. Jim Ferguson June 29, 2016 at 10:44 pm

    Heartfelt condolences to the family, Colfax Fire Dept. and EMS service. May you fly high in Heaven Steve.

  28. Gordy and Carol Jo Barnett June 30, 2016 at 12:42 pm

    Sorry to hear of your loss. You will miss him daily, but things will get easier as time passes. Always remember he is in a better place and no longer has to suffer. Love and prayers.

  29. Kim Baker June 30, 2016 at 5:18 pm

    To all of Steve’s family. I am sorry to hear about his passing. I worked with him at Emerson appliance controls. He was a pleasure to work with and always made me laugh. I remember him by always having a smile on his face.

  30. Odel Strange July 1, 2016 at 6:04 pm

    So sorry to hear the loss of your son and my prayers go to all of the family at this time and may God be with you.

  31. Nicki Stillings July 2, 2016 at 11:44 pm

    To Bob and Annette: I was so sorry to learn of Steve’s death. This has to be so hard on you and Misti too, of course. Our children are suppose to bury us, not the reverse. And I wish it could have happened that way for you.

  32. Greg and Julie Smith July 2, 2016 at 11:45 pm

    Condolences to The Moore family. May God keep you in his loving hands to keep you strong now and in the future.

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