Floyd Moore

Obituary of Floyd G. Moore

Floyd G. Moore, 95, passed peacefully in Hudson, NY on August 20th, 2022. Born in Root, New York to his late parents, Floyd G. and Sarah (Franz) Moore. At 18 years old, agraduating from Fonda-Fultonville High School, he was drafted into the United States Army. He received his training at West Point Academy and served for 2 years in the Army. He was honorably discharged and continued his education at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where he received his degree in accounting.

He worked at numerous firms as a public accountant, retiring after a long career with Winkler & Company in Rotterdam, NY. On August 3, 1963, he married the former Loretta E. Schelske. Together they raised their family in Alplaus, NY.

Floyd was mechanically talented, he enjoyed learning about engines and what they could do. His passion for mechanical power inspired his son, Michael, to lead him into his brilliant career as a development engineer. An avid sports car enthusiast, and faithful fan of racing, especially the Indy 500; Floyd always wanted to be a sports car driver. He enjoyed owning a Jaguar sports car to fit his dream.

In his spare time, Floyd would head to the mountains and the great outdoors. He was a proud Adirondack 46er, publicly listed as the 93rd person to achieve this title. During his ADK adventures, he photographed beautiful scenery and captured his memories. Floyd was also a talented woodworker; he crafted many tables and furniture over the years. He held a strong faith and was active in his church, King of Kings Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Loretta Moore, and his son, Daniel Moore. Floyd was predeceased by his loving son, Michael Moore, earlier this year.

Funeral Services will be private for family and friends at his church followed by a burial at Zion Lutheran Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to King of Kings Lutheran Church, 1593 Crescent Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Online condolences may be made at glenvillefuneralhome.com 

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