2012-05-10 / Obituaries

Charles Ray Moore

Charles Ray Moore, age 86, a resident of Mariposa for over 30 years passed away Monday, April 30, at his home with his family by his side.

Charles was born on August 15, 1925, to the late John and Pearl Moore in Liberal, Kan.. He served in the United States Navy and fought in WWII. He was later united in marriage and just celebrated his 66th wedding anniversary on April 11 to Nancy Jean Moore.

He was an educator and taught in the Los Angeles Unified School District for 22 years and the Mariposa Christian School for two years. Charles raised pigeons and displayed them at the Mariposa County Fair. Charles was a Christian man, a loving husband, father and grandfather who will truly be missed.

He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Nancy Jean Moore; eight children, Sally, Judy, Susan, Sandy, Debbie, John, Mike and Charlie; 17 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

A chapel service was held at 11 a.m., Monday, May 7, at Mariposa Funeral Home. The burial will be private.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mariposa Funeral Home.

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