Lester Moore

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Lester “Les” Will Moore, 71, of Swansea, IL, born June 20, 1952, in Isola, Mississippi, died Monday, October 23, 2023, in Saint Louis, MO.

Lester was a United States Air Force veteran. He served with an unwavering commitment as a Jet Engine Mechanic and Navigator for 24 years.

He earned two master’s degrees in logistics and international relations, showcasing his intellectual curiosity and commitment to personal growth. Lester’s professional journey led him to a successful career at Boeing, where he served as a procurement officer for 15 years. Lester was also deeply involved in academia as an adjunct faculty member at Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville, IL, and Park University in Parkville, MO.

Outside of his professional life, Lester was known for his kind and compassionate nature. He was a loving family man who will be dearly missed by his relatives and friends. His generosity and willingness to lend a helping hand to those in need touched the lives of many.

Lester Will Moore’s impact on the world will be remembered for years to come. He leaves behind a lasting legacy of excellence, dedication, and a commitment to lifelong learning. He will be greatly missed. His memory will continue to inspire all those who had the privilege of knowing him. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Sarah Moore; and his parents, James and Mattie, nee Wright, Moore.

Surviving are his two children, Bianca Jade Moore of Saint Louis, MO, and Camille Cherie Moore of St. Louis MO.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family at https://everloved.com/life-of/lester-moore/. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation: Friends may visit from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Friday, October 27, 2023, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Friday, October 27, 2023, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

A funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 9 a.m. Friday, October 27, 2023, for a 9:30 a.m. burial with full military honors at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.


5 Comments on Lester Moore

Latomya ECHOLES said : Guest Report Oct 26, 2023 at 9:41 PM


  • Mississippi
Mattye Elkins said : Guest Report Oct 25, 2023 at 9:16 PM

Rest in Peace Lester, Your Mississippi family love and will miss you dearly. Your cousin Mattye.

  • Chicago
  • IL
Cathy Jenkins said : Guest Report Oct 25, 2023 at 7:54 PM

My deepest condolences to the family of Les Moore. May the Lord comfort you during this time of bereavement.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Ted Baugh said : Guest Report Oct 25, 2023 at 12:16 PM

My sincere condolences to the family. RIP Les.

  • Fairview Heights
  • IL
Dorothy J. Becton said : Guest Report Oct 24, 2023 at 6:24 PM

To The Family of Lester Moore: Your Chicago Family love and will miss you! May God Bless and keep the family! "Blessed are they that mourn for they shall be comforted". Matthew 5:4

  • Chicago
  • IL

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