Kenneth Wesley Moore

August 13, 1937 ~ August 29, 2022 (age 85) 85 Years Old


Kenneth Wesley Moore, 85 years of age, of Beatrice, passed away Monday, August 29, 2022 at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Beatrice. He was born on August 13, 1937 in Beatrice, Nebraska to George W. and Beulah (Lund) Moore. Kenneth grew up on a farm near Beatrice and attended country school, then graduated from Holmesville High School with the class of 1955. He entered the National Guard in May of 1955 and served until his honorable discharge in 1962. On April 11, 1958, Kenneth was united in marriage to Lois Shaner at First Methodist Church in Wymore, Nebraska. To this union five children, Pamela, Cynthia, Vickie, Michael and Jeffrey were born. They started their family while living on Lois’s family farm outside of Holmesville then moved their growing family into Beatrice, Nebraska. Kenneth worked in the construction industry in Lincoln for most of his working career which many of those years was with Kingery Construction. In his retirement he kept busy with mowing Cemeteries with his brother John following in their father’s footsteps. He helped go pick up cars for a couple local auto dealerships and other odd jobs. He loved hunting, fishing, camping, golfing, gardening, mowing, and woodworking. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Centenary United Methodist Church where he served as an usher and the American Legion Club in Beatrice. He was a volunteer at the Homestead National Monument. They belonged to the Blue Valley Camping Club for many years which they enjoyed many camping adventures. They also spent a couple of winters in Arizona in their camper. Kenneth is survived by his loving wife of 64 years Lois of Beatrice, children, Pamela Carlson and husband Lewis of St. Edward, Cynthia Waltke, Vickie Harms and husband Dave, Michael Moore, Jeffrey Moore and wife Kyla all of Beatrice, grandchildren: Chad (Christy) Carlson of St. Edward, Rebecca (Matt) Bode of LaVista, Travis Carlson of Lincoln, Rachel (Nolan) Penner of Lincoln, Brenda (Brent) Svoboda of Pender, Jacob Harms and special Friend Jordan Withers of Beatrice, Caleb (Jesse) Harms of Beatrice, Konnor and Dax Moore of Beatrice, 11 great-grandchildren; brother John Moore and wife Cheryel of Beatrice, sisters-in-law Leila Shaner of Lincoln and Dorothy (Harold) Grimes of Colorado and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Kathleen Moore, son-in-law David Waltke and brother-in-law Kenneth Shaner. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, September 2, 2022 at Centenary United Methodist Church in Beatrice with Rev. Dr. Paixao Baptista officiating. The service will be live streamed on the church's website; . Interment will follow services at Pleasant View Cemetery in Pickrell. Visitation will be 9 AM-8 PM on Thursday, September 1, 2022, at Harman-Wright Mortuary in Beatrice with family will be greeting friends from 6-7 PM. A family prayer service at 9:45 am Friday at the church. Memorials contributions are suggested to the family’s choice with a later designation in care of the mortuary. Condolences may be left online at HarmanWright Mortuary & Crematory in Beatrice in charge of arrangem

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September 1, 2022

9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Harman - Wright Mortuary, Beatrice, Missouri, Nebraska, Tarkio

Gathering of Family and Friends
September 1, 2022

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Harman - Wright Mortuary
623 Elk Street
Beatrice, NE 68310

Funeral Service
September 2, 2022

10:00 AM
Centenary United Methodist Church
608 Elk
Beatrice, Nebraska 68310


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