Charles James Moore, 78, a resident of Valley Head, passed from this life Saturday evening, May 4, 2013, in Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins.
Charles was born Wednesday, March 20, 1935, at Mill Creek, a son of the late Grover Cleveland Moore and Meady Alice Collins Moore.
On Jan. 30, 1954, he was married to the former Idell Louise Taylor, who preceded him in death July, 28, 2005.
Left to cherish Charles' memory are his two daughters, Sue Lindsay and husband, Kenneth, of Valley Head, and Diana Long and husband, Chip, of Belington; one foster daughter, Kelly Davenport Taylor, of Huttonsville; one foster son/grandson, Shane Davenport, of Beckley; one brother, Roy Lee Moore and wife, Ruth, of Mabie; five grandchildren, Tim Lindsay and wife, Shannon, of Montrose, Chastity Arbogast and husband, Jed, of Valley Head, Melissa Case and husband, Patrick, of Gassaway, Mark Long and wife, Wendy, of Philippi, and Tonya Long and companion, Beaver Stewart, of Belington; two foster grandsons, Charles Pritt and Christopher Pritt, 11 great-grandchildren, Whitney, Jonathan, Makahla, Ian, Laasha, Mitchell, Marcus, Mason, Addie, Talon and Griffin; and several nieces and nephews.
Charles was preceded in death by one son, Marshall Woodrow Moore; six sisters, Hazel Barb, Ethel Brewer, Angel Moore, Becky Moore, and twin infants; and seven brothers, Lawrence, Ed, Perry, Francis, Russell, Denzil, and Albert.
Charles attended the schools of Randolph County. He had worked in the woods and drove truck for Patsy Ross, Carl Daniels and Hayes Scott, and he had worked in Pennsylvania with Fluid Energy. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and laughing and joking with family and friends. He had attended Tygart Valley Independent Baptist Church.
Visitation will be conducted at Randolph Funeral Home Wednesday, May 8, from 5 until 7 p.m., at which time a funeral service will be conducted. The Rev. Marshall Williams will officiate. A graveside service will be conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Brick Church Cemetery at Huttonsville.
The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Charles James Moore. Send online condolences to the family at www.therandolphfuneralhome.com.