Alan Gordon Muir, 78, of Ocala, FL, went to be with our Lord Saturday, February 27, 2021. Alan was born in New Kensington. He graduated from New Kensington High School in 1960. After graduation, he went to serve his country in the Air Force, stationed in New Hampshire. After the service, he worked in refractory management for Quigley (Min Tech) and retired at the age of 56 with 36 years of service. His job allowed him to work in Belgium, Germany and England as well as many places around the U.S. While working in Belgium, he met his first wife, Sylvia, before returning to the states. He had two children with his first wife. Alan married Debbie on Sept. 15, 1984 (37 years).
Alan was an avid Steelers and Penn State football fan. He enjoyed family, boating and cruising, with over 45 cruises sailed. After retiring in Canton, Ohio, he moved to Inverness, Fla., and enjoyed working around the yard, his Corvette and RV’ing around Florida and Georgia. After 14 years in Inverness, he moved to Ocala, Fla., and enjoyed driving his golf cart around the community, meeting new neighbors, working out in the gym and of course, his wonderful fur baby, Blu Girl.
Alan was interested in politics and national and foreign news. He prided himself with historical details. Alan was a member of the Countryside Presbyterian Church in Ocala.
Alan is survived by his wife, Debbie; his son, Scott Muir; daughters, Alana Muir (Devon Shefchek) and Melissa Muir Farneth Larrow; granddaughter, Mandi Farneth and great-granddaughter, Ensleigh Valetta. He is also survived by a sister, Kathie Falvo (Jim); parents-in-law, Kenneth Blue and Elaine Blue; sisters-in-law Lori Wood (Bob) and Heidi Sweet (Ted); and many wonderful nieces, nephews and special friends whom Alan considered family.
Alan was preceded in death by his parents, Walter Eugene Muir (Gene) and Jessie Olive Muir; his sister, Linda (Lynn) Zembeck and husband, Jack Zembeck, and nephew Ryan Falvo.
Summer services in Lower Burrell at Greenwood Memorial Cemetery will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation at www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org or Hospice of Marion County at www.hospiceofmarion.com.