Charles G. Moore
Charles G. Moore
Dec. 10, 1928 – Nov. 23, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Charles G. Moore, 82, passed away
Wednesday afternoon at his home on Emerald Court,
Plymouth. He had been in declining health over the past
few years but was able to remain
mobile and at home with the loving
care of his wife Jan and family.
Born Dec. 10, 1928 in Indianapolis
he was the son of Charles Everett
Moore and Catherine Campbell
Galbraith Moore. Charles graduated
from Emmanuel High School
From 1951 to 1953 he served in
the U.S. Army stationed in Europe
and attained corporal. His father
and four brothers also served in the
military, his brother Robert perished
in the Battle of the Bulge.
Charles was first married to Shirley
Eileen Oberle Moore Aug. 10, 1953
in Indianapolis. She preceded in
death Aug. 7, 1986. March 7, 1987
in the Shiloh Wesleyan Church he
took as his bride Janice E. Smith
Moore. They have remained faithful
members of Shiloh.
Charles and his wife Shirley were
Tupperware Distributors in the Indianapolis area. He was
a paint specialist and had worked for Tom Wood in
Indianapolis and later for Barth Motorhomes in Milford. He
also worked for Fairmont Homes and retired from Hoosier
Tire in 1998.
Woodworking, crafts, gardening and yard work were
some of Charles’ favorite pastimes.
He is survived by his wife Jan, and children; Terri Sue
(Jim) Thompson of Tampa, Fla., Jennie Lynn Moore of
Tampa, Fla., Charles Arthur Moore of Lakeville, James
William Coburn of Plymouth, Debra Lynn (Steve) Keen of
LaPaz and Barbara Ann (David) Sommers of Plymouth.
Also surviving are 10 grandchildren. They are: Jamie,
Bubba, Christopher, Tyler, Emily, Bianca, Mikayla, Jennifer,
Jordan and Noah along with four great-grandchildren and
his beloved pet; Princess Lynn Moore.
Two brothers and a sister survive Charles; Richard
Moore of Greenwood, John Moore of Franklin, and Janet
(Edwin) Ratcliffe of Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a stepson;
Kelly William Coburn, brothers; Jerome, Tom and Robert
Moore and a sister Catherine Stoffer.
Visitation for Charles will be held Tuesday, Nov.
29, 2011 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson
Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St. Plymouth. Funeral
services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30,
2011 in the funeral home. The Rev. John Perkinson will
Burial will follow in the New Oakhill Cemetery,
Plymouth with military honors provided by members
of the Plymouth American Legion Post 27, VFW Post
1162, DAV and South Bend Honor Guard.
Memorial gifts may be made in Charles’ name to the
Shiloh Wesleyan Church, 10532 4B Road, Plymouth,
IN 46563 or Gideon’s International Bible
Program. Many thanks to Southern Care
Hospice Program for their support during
this difficult time.
Words of condolence may be sent to the
family through the website,