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Joseph "Joe" E. Moon

June 29, 1957 — April 18, 2024

Star City

Joseph E. “Joe” Moon, 66, of Star City passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 18, 2024.

Born on June 29, 1957 in Logansport, he was the son of the late H. Philip and Della (Wood) Moon.

He was a 1975 Winamac High School graduate.

On April 29, 1978 he married Debra S. Reinholt, she survives.

Joe was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith in 1987 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Owensboro, Kentucky.

Joe was a gifted and devoted Machine Specialist working for Cryovac/Sealed Air for over 30 years.

He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish, trap and camp.  Joe recently retired and found peace and happiness fishing in Florida, spending time with his family and just “tinkering”.  He loved being a Pappy and enjoyed any opportunity to have fun with his grandchildren at the farm.  Joe was proud to have spent his life on his family farm and took immense pride in keeping it maintained.  

Joe was a stranger to none and a friend to all. He would give the shirt off his back to anyone in need and was always willing help.

Joe was so very loved, and loved so very much.

Survivors include his wife, Debra S. Moon of Star City, children, Kyle Moon (Debbi) of Culver, Stefanie Hillis (Drew) of Kempton and Megan Perkins (Don) of Winamac, brother, Aaron Moon of Star City and Carl Moon (Vonda) of Pennsylvania, sister, Sharon Glasson of Logansport, mother in law, Barbara Reinholt, grandchildren, Ashley Ellis, Connor Moon, Madison Moon, Paxton Moon, Lincoln Hillis, Ava Perkins, Paisley Hillis and Theodore Perkins and great grandson, Ellis Hobert.

He was also preceded in death by sister, Teresa Shaver, brother, Marshall Moon, brother in law, Brad Glasson, sister in law, Sharon Moon and father in law, Gerald Reinholt.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at Rans Funeral Homes & Crematory, Harrison Chapel, 304 S. Chicago St., Royal Center with Pastor John Riggs officiating.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Star City West Cemetery and a meal at the VFW to follow.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Star City Volunteer Fire Department and/or Indiana Bass Federation Youth Association.

Joe’s online guestbook is available and condolences can be shared with the family at

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