Charles C. Moore, 81, South Whitley, died at 6:58 a.m. Wednesday, September 14, at his home.
He was born December 10, 1934 in Brookville, a son of Henry Clay and Minnie B. (Jones) Moore. He graduated from Brookville High School and attended Earlham College in Richmond.
On July 7, 1988 he married Phyllis J. Weaver. They made their home in Warren and then Fremont for 12 years before moving to their home in South Whitley in 2002.
He owned and operated Butler Electric Plating until working for Gripco from 1988 until 1990. From 1990 until 1993 he managed PJ Industries. From 1993 until his retirement in 2006 he owned and operated AG & Moore Trucking.
Charles was an avid reader and especially enjoyed learning about American history and reading scriptures. He was an avid fly fisherman and loved spending time in the beautiful State of Michigan in the outdoors where he enjoyed camping, mushroom hunting and scenic drives through back country roads of Northern Michigan.
He was a long time member and served faithfully in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Surviving relatives include his wife, Phyllis; two daughters, Renata (Dennis) Ford, Waterloo; and Cherisse (Ronald) Ritchey, Lafayette; a son, Gregory Moore; a step son, Jason Coffman, Huntington; and seven grandchildren, Cory Ford, Brandon Ford, Bradley Moore, Mariah Ritchey, Brianna Ritchey, Courtney Coffman and Kristin Coffman; and two sisters, Beverly and Bonnie.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Daniel Moore; a brother, Stanley Moore; and two sisters, Geraldine Dugger and Jeanette Moore.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday Sept. 17, at the Columbia City Ward of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3085 South Lincolnway, Columbia City with visitation from 10-11 a.m. Saturday Sept. 17, at the church. The burial will be in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Huntington.
Arrangements are entrusted to Smith & Sons Miller Chapel, South Whitley.