Thursday, April 27, 2006

RIP - Tom

He will be missed:
Laughter silenced as Tom Moore, MBI drummer, passes

On April 22nd, former MBI lead snare drummer Tom Moore passed away suddenly in his sleep.

Here is the funeral notice that was in the newspaper:

Thomas W. Moore, Jr., Age 41, suddenly on April 22, 2006. Preceded in death by parents, Tom & Betty. Survived by close friend Janelle Indridason and her children, Kaitlyn and Emily; brother, Ray (Nancy); sisters, Carla (Richard) Holland, Dorene Berg, & Roberta (Scott) Brown; many nieces and nephews; 7 2 great nieces. Graduate of Como High School. Attended U of W, River Falls. 19 year MPLS letter carrier. Lifetime friend-ships were made through St. Paul Scouts, St. Croix Rivermen, and Minnesota Brass Drum and Bugle Corps, as well as his darts and softball teams.

Service Friday at 11am at FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH, 499 Charles Ave., St. Paul. Interment Elmhurst Cemetery. Visitation TODAY 4-8pm at BRADSHAW, 1078 Rice St. at Magnolia, St. Paul (651-489-1349), and one hour before the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.
I performed with Tom back in the 80's. It has been awhile since I saw him last, but I will always remember his boisterous laugh, good spirits, and his opinionated demeanor. It was all good.

Take care my friend!


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