Charles “Chuck” Moore, age 84, of Osage, died Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at the Osage Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Osage.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 3, 2014, at the United Church of Christ in Osage with Pastor Charles Owens officiating. Burial will be in the Osage Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage.
Chuck was born December 30, 1929, in Greene, Iowa, the son of Lawrence and Ruth (Short) Moore. On July 10, 1949, he married Mildred “Milly” Randall at the First Baptist Church in Osage. To this union two children were born, Butch and Barb. They lived in Osage where Chuck was employed by the Osage Lumber Yard and Carnation Milk. They moved to New Haven in 1961 to start farming. In 1963, they bought a farm west of Riceville. In addition to farming, Chuck had a corn shelling business and worked at Richards’ John Deere in Osage. In 1996, they retired and moved into Riceville. During this time, he helped area farmers. Chuck and Milly enjoyed 53 years together before Milly’s death in 2002. Chuck then moved to Osage where he picked up and delivered cars for Leading Edge Ford. He enjoyed his coffee time at Hardee’s and his involvement with the Iron Men group. Chuck loved to sing to his grandchildren. The great-grandchildren were his greatest joy.
Chuck is survived by his daughter, Barbara (Marvin) Voight of Osage; his brother, Daryl (Catrina) Moore of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; grandchildren, Denise (Scott) Hockens, Monica (Cody) Carlson, Lacey (Shawn) Soifer, Patricia (Jared Stevenson) Voight, and Jolene (Drew) Newman; great-grandchildren, John Ellis, Amanda Hockens, Hailey, Brooke, Trenton, Averee and Chet Carlson, Bobbie, Carter, Isaac, Elijah and Sam Soifer, Bryce Voight, and Harmony Newman; two brothers-in-law; four sisters-in-law; nieces and nephews; and friend, Neva Whitmore.
He was preceded death by his parents; his wife, Mildred Moore in 2002; his son, Edward “Butch” Moore in 2012; his father-in-law and mother-in-law; and four brothers-in-law.
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