Some songs from 1965

In Memory of Harlan James Moore

December 15, 1942 - December 16, 2023

Visitation Friday, January 19, 2024 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Langsford Funeral Home, Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Harlan James "Harky" Moore (76) of Lone Jack, Missouri, born in Fremont, Nebraska, on April 4, 1947, passed away on January 14, 2024.

Harlan is preceded in death by his parents Robert Moore, Jr. and Rose (Redgrave) Moore, and brother, Wayne Allen Moore, and his first wife Kathy (Johnson) Moore.

He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Ramonda (Session) Moore, daughters: Kelly (Jason) Baker and Micha (Jim) Allen, son Travis Moore, and grandchildren: Madison Moore, Lauren (Christopher) Cronk, Logan (Samantha) Baker, and Jackson Baker, and a loving extended family.

Harlan was a passionate musician his entire life. He played trumpet in the US 702 Air Force Band and was honored to play for or with notable individuals such as Bob Hope, President Richard Nixon, Marilyn Maye, Glen Campbell, The Temptations, and Anita Bryant. Harlan played in many locations including Montreux Switzerland and Tai-Pei Taiwan, and at events such as the Cotton Bowl, Orange Bowl, Barnum & Bailey Circus, the Ice Capades, and Worlds of Fun.

Harlan attended Manning High School, Manning, Iowa, graduating in 1965.

Harlan graduated with a Master’s degree from Northwest Missouri State University and taught instrumental music at schools in Bedford, Iowa; Weston, Missouri; Platte City, Missouri; and Kansas City, Kansas, and worked in several music retail stores.

Harlan belonged to the SCCA and enjoyed watching Nascar and road racing his Camaro.