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Richard Mooney

April 16, 1940 — November 28, 2021

Richard B. Mooney, 81, a resident of Destin, Florida, passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021 in Miramar Beach, FL.  He was born to William Quirk and Ruth Barton Mooney on Aril 16, 1940 in Fall River, MA.  He attended high school in Ardsley, NY and attended Iona College on a basketball scholarship and graduated with a degree in marketing.  He began his career with Mallory Battery (now Duracell) in Tarrytown, NY, and transferred in 1969 to the Cleveland plant as Inventory Control Manager.  In 1979 he pursued a lifetime career in corrugated box sales.  He was a member of APICS, Cleveland County Club, and Elks Lodge.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Q. and Ruth Barton Mooney.

He is survived by his loving wife Marlene of 58 years; sons: Brian R. Mooney (Sarah) of Simpsonville, SC;  Gregory K. Mooney (Laura) of Charleston, TN; brothers, William P. Mooney (Elaine) of Long Beach, NY.; David B. Mooney of Bridgewater, CT; and a twin sister, Ruth Marie McCurry (Kenneth) of Burnsville, NC; granddaughters;  Liz Mooney of Dallas, TX; Katie Mooney of Clemson, SC; Lilly Mooney of Knoxville, TN; Grace Mooney of Knoxville TN; as well as several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Sunday December, 5 2021 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.  A private family interment will occur later.  In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to First Lutheran Church in Cleveland:  195 NE McIntire Ave., Cleveland, TN 37312. 


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