Charles Hughes “Chuck” Moore
Services: Have been held.
Charles Hughes “Chuck” Moore, 84, of Clovis died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at his home.
He was born on March 2, 1919, in Yale, Mich., to Joseph Irwin and Margaret Lorrinda (Craig) Moore.
He joined the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1943 and was stationed at Clovis Army Air Field as a navigator on the B-29 “Super Fortress.” On May 3, 1946, he married Georgian Mozelle Phillips. He attended the Pittsburgh Art Institute and Liberty Arts Academy in Pittsburgh, Pa.
A commercial artist, he worked the last 38 years for Clovis Sign Service.
He served as music director at churches in Albuquerque, Mansfield, Ohio, and Prince Street Baptist Church, then helped teach and lead music in the Senior Men’s Bible Class at the First Baptist Church. Family members said “Coach Moore” loved coaching children’s sports and attended countless baseball games.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Avery; and sisters Eleanor Cross, Melva Hanson, and Virginia “Ginny” Vandenberghe.
Survivors include his wife Georgian of the home; five sons, Randy (and wife Louisa), Jeff (Melissa), Bill (Janelle), and Thom (Genette), all of Clovis, and Barry (Becky) of Lubbock; two sisters, Emma Peters of Rochester, Mich., and Bernice Kring of Nashville, Tenn.; 15 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Dr. Tom Rush, Lynn Martin, and son Barry Moore will officiate.
Burial will be at Texico Cemetery. Muffley Funeral Home will handle arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Sean Flowers, Jimmy Jameson, Clinton Moore, Jordan Moore, Rick Rowley and Brannon New.
Honorary pallbearers are members of the Senior Men’s Bible Class.
Memorials may be made to BBN, Bible Broadcasting Network, 11530 Carmel Commons Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28226.