Obituary: John C. Moore

September 6, 1961 ~ October 3, 2022

John C. Moore, 61 of Sturgeon Bay, died at his home Monday, October 3, 2022, with his daughter, sister, and brother-in-law at his side.

He was born September 6, 1961, in Pontiac, MI the son of the late Irving Moore and Clara Jean (Fagg) Smith. John attended Southern Door High School before working for Doerr Electric. Forty years ago, John’s life changed in a tragic event that left him a quadriplegic. Throughout these years John was an inspiration to all who knew him as he faced many difficult challenges bravely, he continued living, married Cynthia Guerrero, and was blessed with a daughter and three grandchildren. He was a loving, devoted father, grandfather, and brother to his family.

John had a sharp and cutting wit matched with a great sense of humor and loved to joke around. Even though he was physically limited, John liked to dance, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, computers, watching fix it shows, and spending time with his grandchildren whom he adored so much.

Survivors include his daughter, Morgan (Andrew) Levsen of Laramie, WY; three grandchildren, McKenzie, Bentley, Teagen; four siblings, Connie (Marvin) Masters of Forestville, Julie (Lynn) Clark of Forestville, Theresa (Steve) Johnson of Green Bay, Karen (Randy) Krueger of Sturgeon Bay; stepsiblings, Marie Ramos of Nashville, TN, and David (Pam) Smith of Ohio; sister-in-law, Carol; along with many nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents; stepfather who raised him, Charles Smith; brother, Patrick; and maternal grandparents, Ira, and Clara Fagg.

“John, Morgan, Connie and Marvin would love to extend our truly heartfelt appreciation to Nikki Price Deprez for all the amazing care provided all these years and being a true friend to him and John’s immediate family during this transition.”

“To Aunt Connie and Uncle Marvin, dad and I would like to extend our mutual love, appreciation and gratitude for your years of generosity, unconditional love, and support day or night. We could not have made it through this difficult time without you both. Dad will be eternally grateful for all the many times you were there for him when he called on you throughout these many years. And for staying by our sides during these last few days for stepping up and fulfilling all his wishes. You have taught me the true meaning of family during this time. Love, Morgan”

At John’s request, there will be no public service.

Memorials may be given in John’s honor to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation (636 Morris Turnpike, Suite 3A  Short Hills, NJ  07078 or online at

Huehns Funeral Home, Inc. & Door County Crematory LLC in Sturgeon Bay are caring for the Moore family. Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of John may be shared with his family through his tribute page at