Remembering Donald and Joyce Moon


Donald Moon

Donald Moon, 84, and Joyce Moon, 81, both of Noblesville, died Dec. 25 at their home. They were married 61 years, and together they raised three children, Don Moon, Jr., Jennifer (Moon) Moore and Todd Moon.

Born in Tipton, Ind., Don was the son of Bernie Moon, Sr. and Louisa (Fox) Moon. He attended Sharpsville High School. He also served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and retired from Ford Motor Company after 42 years. Don was a member of the American Legion. He had a passion for sports and enjoyed coaching youth basketball and baseball. Don frequently attended the YMCA. He also was a member of Noblesville First United Methodist Church.

Joyce Moon

Born in Atlanta, Ind., Joyce was the daughter of Raymond and Nettie Hunter. She attended Jackson Central High School and retired from RCA/BMG after 31 years. She attended Noblesville First United Methodist Church. Her favorite hobbies were quilting, gardening, helping grandchildren and great-grandchildren with homework, spending time with family and working the polls during the elections.

Don and Joyce are survived by their children, Don Moon, Jr. and Jennifer (Pete) Moore, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Don also is survived by brother Burnie (Sue) Moon, Jr., sister Joan Barnes, brother Dean Moon, brother David (Rea) Moon, sister Becky (Chester) Brittain and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by sister Anna Mae McNew, her husband Ralph, sister Phyllis Dragoo, her husband Gene, brother Wayne Moon, parents Bernie and Louisa Moon, sisters-in-law Shirley Moon and Audra Moon and brother-in-law John Barnes.

Joyce also is survived by brother Wayne Hunter and sister Viola (Hunter) Kocher. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Nettie Hunter, brothers Lee and Charles, and sisters Martha, Evelyn, Marjorie and Marie.

Funeral services were held Jan. 4 at Noblesville First United Methodist Church. Interment followed at Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville.



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