Mr. Moorleghen was a United States Army veteran. He was a retired Systems Analyst for the Veterans Administration.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer G. and Francis A., nee Heimann, Moorleghen; a brother Charles Moorleghen; and a sister, Janet Barringhaus.
Surviving are his wife, Babette Kathryne, nee Norton, Moorleghen;
four daughters, Karensa (Rodney) Murphy, Kimberly (Jesse) Fulkerson, Mikaya Moorleghen, and Joyce Moorleghen;
two sons, Michael (Alicia) Moorleghen, and Evan Moorleghen;
nine grandchildren, Ryan (Stacy) Murphy, Kayla (Joshua) Donaldson,Kelsey Murphy, Theodore “TJ” (Sam) Evans, Andrew “AJ” Evans, Tyla Moorleghen,
Caden Moorleghen, Nikolai Moorleghen and Wyatt Fulkerson;
four great-grandchildren, Aiden Murphy, Kylynn Murphy, Ryker Murphy, and Nora Donaldson;
two sisters, Carol (Lorne) Vincent, and Vera (Jay) Huffman;
two brothers, Maurice (Ruth) Moorleghen and Rich (MaryAnn) Moorleghen;
and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Hal Santos officiating.
Burial with military honors will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO.
Arrangements by George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL