Eugene K. Moon, 78, affectionately referred to as “Kees” by his family, passed away on
Thursday, April 28, 2022, at the Guardian Healthcare nursing home in Altoona, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Moon was born on March 16, 1944, in Loch Lynn, Garrett County, Maryland, the son of
Wright E. Moon and Esther M. (Becker) Moon.
In 1962 he graduated from Captain Jack Joint High School in Mount Union and continued his
education at Worth Business College where he studied accounting. Mr. Moon enlisted in the
United States Air Force on October 2, 1963, and was stationed at Homestead Air Force Base in
Florida and Tachikawa Air Force Base in Japan until he was discharged on June 3, 1967. He
attained the rank of Airman First Class.
For most of his life, Mr. Moon lived in Wilmington, Delaware, where he worked in the
accounting department of the DuPont Corporation for more than 28 years. After his retirement,
he was employed by Arkion Life Sciences in New Castle until 2016, residing in Huntingdon and
Blair Counties of Pennsylvania since that time.
Mr. Moon was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Wright E. Moon, Jr.; a sister, Esther
Mae (Moon) Carowick; and a niece, Mary Esther (Moon) Anderson. He loved to visit relatives,
especially his nieces and nephews and their families. Surviving are Richard Moon and his wife,
Ellen, of Williamsport; Dawn Anderson of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Michael Carowick and
wife, JoAnn, of Huntingdon; Suzanne (Carowick) Wampler and husband, Dan, of Lake City,
Colorado; Timothy Carowick and his wife, Anita, who reside in Sterling Heights, Michigan; and
Sylvia (Carowick) Kurtz and husband, Don, of Huntingdon.
Mr. Moon was an avid traveler, seeing a great deal of the United States. Favorite leisure spots
included Rehoboth Beach; Ocean City, Maryland; and Raystown Lake. In addition to watching
sports, he liked conversing with people, amateur photography, reading, and completing
crossword puzzles. Mr. Moon enjoyed team sports but was especially fond of baseball, having an
immense knowledge of player and team stats; over the years, he amassed an impressive baseball
Arrangements have been under The Good Funeral Home, Inc., of Altoona. The family will hold
a private memorial at a later time.