Roger K. Moore, 66, of Springfield, went to his eternal home on April 21, 2021, surrounded by his family after fighting a long battle with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
Roger was born in Decatur, the son of Frederick and Janet Moore. He married Penny Bernotas in 1984.
Roger was a Southeast High School graduate. He was a Lieutenant for the Springfield Park Police and retired after 23 years. He worked at the Yamaha motorcycle shop and loved to ride motorcycles and four-wheelers.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 37 years, Penny Moore of Springfield; two daughters, Halley (Adam) Walter of Riverton and Hannah (Jason Eccleston) Moore of Springfield; four grandchildren; beloved dog, Teddy; two siblings; one aunt; one uncle; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Cremation will be provided by Butler Cremation Tribute Center prior to ceremonies. Memorial Gathering will be 4:30-7 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021 at Butler Funeral Home-Springfield, 900 S. Sixth St. Due to COVID restrictions, there will be limited capacity.Memorial contributions may be made to the APL, 1001 Taintor Rd., Springfield, IL 62702 or the IPF Foundation, 21301 S. Tamiami Trl Ste, 320 PMB 226, Estero, FL 33928.