Donald “Donnie” Monroe Moore, 68, loving husband of 48 years to Irene B. Moore, died on May 19 after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s and cancer. He was born July 30, 1943, in Waverly to Elizabeth “Betty” Moore and the late Thomas “Zooter” Moore. He was an active member of St. Luke Catholic Church in Nicholasville and worked for Prudential Insurance Company for 31 years before retiring in 1996. He was a volunteer tour guide at Camp Nelson and hobbies included singing and playing a variety of musical instruments, carpentry, shooting, hunting and poetry writing. In addition to his wife and mother, survivors include five children, Ruth Ann and husband Jerel Dennis of Nicholasville, Angie and husband Mike DiMeo of Lexington, Matt and wife Celeste Moore of Nicholasville, Julie and husband Tab Brinkman of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Kari Hammons of Nicholasville; 11 grandchildren, Eric Johns, Mason, Nick and Scott DiMeo, Jake, Wes, Keith, Kyle and Adalyn Brinkman, and Tyler and Chase Hammons; nine siblings, Gary and wife Tina Moore of Henderson, Bobby and wife Karen Moore of Henderson, Kathy and husband Jim Paris of Lexington, Mike and wife Carol Moore of Niceville, Fla., Debbie and husband Chapman Ruark of Morganfield, Ky., Sam and wife Patsy Moore of Henderson, Brad and wife Carolyn Moore of Jackson, Tenn., Kenny and wife Vicki Moore of Morganfield, and Vicki and husband Randy Moore of New Harmony, Ind.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation was from 2-8:30 p.m. Monday at Betts & West Funeral Home in Nicholasville.