1922 – 2004

PORTLAND – David G. Moores, 81, of 147 Albion Road, Windham, died Tuesday, March 9, in Portland, after a short illness.

Born in Clinton, Aug. 12, 1922, the son of Aubrey E. and Josephine Moores, he was educated in Auburn schools.

He was a welder for Portland Copper and Tank (later W.E. Bliss). After retiring from E.W. Bliss, he worked a short time for Hamilton and Son in Auburn. He then worked as a private contractor, hauling materials for Blue Rock Industries.

His lifelong interests included hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and maintenance of his equipment and vehicles. In recent years, he enjoyed gathering for breakfast with his friends at McDonald’s in Windham.

Survivors include son, David G. Moores Jr. and wife, Joyce of Turner; daughter, Sandra Stevens and husband, Phillip of Jackman; brother, Malcolm and wife, Karen of Hollywood, Fla.; sisters, Shirley Breton of Auburn and Edwina Bonney of Turner; grandsons, Sean Moores and his wife, Sharon of Alexandria, Va., and Eric Stevens of Jackman; granddaughters, Jennifer Moores of Fairfax, Va., and Karen Tucker and her husband, Jeremy of Bangor; several nieces and nephews; and his dear friends, Bill and Bertha Perkins of South Paris.

He was predeceased by his wife, Viola in 1994; and his brother, Damon in 1980.

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