J.R. Moore, 36, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 3:38 P.M. November 25, 2019 in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born May 21, 1983 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to Clifton Leon Moore, Sr. and Lydia E. Rios.
In addition to his parents, J.R. is survived by his son, Mekhi Malone of Mount Vernon, Illinois; daughter, Mariah Malone of Mount Vernon, Illinois; maternal grandmother, Lydia Jones of Mount Vernon, Illinois; maternal grandfather, Miquel Rios of Chicago, Illinois; significant other, Jennifer Nettles and her children of Mount Vernon, Illinois; brothers, Craig, Darwin, Leon, and Amir; sisters, Shalandra and Kajuana; niece, Amaya; nephew, Corie; and host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends.
J.R. was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Annie and James Moore; maternal grandfather, Willie Jones; maternal great-grandparents, Jose and Dominga Roman; cousin, Ivan Merced; and brother-in-law, Corie Doyle.
J.R. graduated with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Cinematography in November 2015 from Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida. He worked at WSIL TV 3 as a video technician. J.R. loved with all his heart and everyone that knew him loved him the same, and “He got us”.
A Visitation will be held Saturday, November 30, 2019 from 11 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at Evangelistic Outreach Christian Center (1407 South 11th Street Mount Vernon, Illinois). A Funeral Service will begin at 1:00 P.M. with Reverend Gary Moore officiating. Memorials may be made to J.R.’s children in care of Lydia Rios.
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