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William Alton “Al” Moon, Jr.

William Alton “Al” Moon, Jr. age 72, died Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Haven Hospice, E.T. York Care Center, Gainesville, Florida, of a brain disease (possibly Alzheimer’s) that he battled for several years.
Al was born in Panama City, Florida. He grew up in Eastman, Georgia, lived in Atlanta, Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale, Tallahassee, and moved to Gainesville in 1998. He graduated with a BS in Accounting from Florida State University and was an Accountant and an Auditor before retiring from the Office of Audit and Compliance Review, University of Florida in 2011.
Al was preceded in death by his parents: William Alton “Bill” Moon, Sr. and Willie May “Billie” McTyre Moon. Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Susan Jane McKinney Moon “Susie” of Gainesville, FL. Three sons: William Alton “Bill” Moon, III and Jeffrey Edward Moon (Amanda) both of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Paul McKinney Blair of Tallahassee, FL. One sister: Kathryn Moon Giles (Verlyn) of Ponte Vedra, FL, and a granddaughter Ophelia Renata Moon who is due Aug. 2017.
A Celebration of Life Service led by Al’s cousin, J. Andrew McTyre, will be held Friday July 7, 2017, at 2:00 PM at E.T. York Haven Hospice Center, 4200 N.W. 90th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606 with a reception to follow at Haven Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, please remember Al by making a donation to Gainesville Young Life, PO Box 14791, Gainesville, FL 32604 or Haven Hospice (above address).

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!