James L. Moore

July 29, 1964 ~ April 27, 2022 (age 57) 57 Years Old


James L. Moore, 57, of Corwith, IA died Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at MercyOne North Iowa Hospice in Mason City, IA.   Private family services will be held at a later date.  A celebration of life will be held later family and friends will be notified. Memorials may be directed to the family.

James was born July 29, 1964, in Algona, IA, the son of Delbert R. and Viola (Christopher) Moore.  He graduated from Algona High School in 1983.  At the age of 19, Jim moved to New Jersey and loved every minute of it.  He eventually made his way back to Iowa.  He was a heavy equipment operator and worked for Heartland Asphalt until his retirement in 2020.   Jim enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.  He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, working and taking care of his dogs:  Whiskey, Duke, Brandy, Sadie and Christy. 

Jim is survived by his wife of 28 years:  Gail Smith of Corwith; 2 children:  Leighann Denery and husband Brian of Cherokee, IA and Sammi Dontje and husband Shawn of Crystal Lake, IA; 3 grandchildren:  Seamus, Molly and Spencer; 2 siblings:  Terry Moore of Akron, IA and Joanne Armstrong of Akron; 1 niece:  Ashley Rodriguez; and a great nephew:  Steven Moore.    

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother:  Steve Moore.

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