Charles M. Moore

EVART — Charles M. Moore, 86, of Evart, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015, at his home in Osceola Township.

Charles was born on March 24, 1929, in Evart, to John Benjamin and Elsie Bell (Wright) Moore. He was both a U.S. Navy and Army veteran. Charlie married Margery Carothers on Feb. 18, 1949, in Osceola County, and she preceded him in death on April 16, 2014. They moved to the Evart area from Taylor in 1969. He worked as a long-distance trucker owning and operating his own rig, retiring in 1992. Charles was a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed flying.

Charles is survived by his son, Dale (Violet) Moore, of Evart; five grandchildren; and a brother, John D. Moore, of Barbourville, Ky.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Margery, one sister; and one brother.

Graveside services for Charles Melvin Moore will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at Sylvan Township Cemetery, with Father Joe Fix officiating. A luncheon will follow at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Evart.