Moore, Irvin Clark passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at his home in Torrance surrounded by family. Born in Hughes Springs, Texas on January 5, 1929, Irvin was 81 at the time of his death. He served in the Army in the Korean War and was a Staff Sergeant at the time of his discharge from the service. After his marriage to his wife Gloria in 1953 they moved to California and in May 1956, they purchased their home in West Torrance . Irvin worked for United Airlines for 43 years first on the ramp service and later as an aircraft mechanic. He retired from United Airlines in August 1991. He was a member of Pacific View Baptist Church in Torrance. He was preceded in death by in wife Gloria in March 2007. He is survived by Daughter, Shirley(Patrick Jones) Moore of Roswell, New Mexico; Son Richard(Diane) Moore of Laguna Niguel, CA; Son Mark (Susan) Moore of Torrance, CA; Daughter Patricia (Joseph) Anderson of Hawthorne, CA; 6 grandchildren Danielle, Mark Jr., David, Jared, Alexandria, and James and one great-granddaughter Marlize. A gathering of family and friends will be held Monday, October 18, 2010 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Rice Mortuary in Torrance. Internment will be held at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes at 10:30 AM October 19, 2010. The Memorial Service will be held at Pacific View Baptist Church in Torrance at 12:00 PM on October 19, 2010. Reception to follow at the Church for family and friends.

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  1. I remember Mr. Moore as a true gentleman. He was always a warm, happy, and caring man.As a West Torrance native,I was blessed to have known him.Having lost both of my parents, I know it is a difficult time for the Moore family.But rest assured Mr. and Mrs. Moore are reunited in heaven.On behalf of the entire Reidy family our thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless.

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