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Obituaries

Obituaries

Orville E. Moorman 1920 - 2008 Lawrence

Funeral services for Orville E. Moorman, 88, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.Mr. Moorman died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar.He was born Aug. 23, 1920, in Lawrence, the son of William Phillip and Mary Marie Burkhart Moorman. He attended Lawrence schools and graduated from Liberty Memorial High School in 1939.Mr. Moorman worked for Reuter Organ Co., until they shut down for World War II. He then worked for Sunflower Ordnance Works. He returned to Reuter Organ after the war, where he worked for 40 years and retired in 1985.Survivors include three sisters, Ester Jost, Omaha, Neb., Mary Katherine Brubaker, Florissant, Mo., and Margaret Jane Sexton, Lawrence; and a brother, Edward, Dayton, Ohio.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.The family suggests memorials to Heart of America Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.