Charles William “Bill” Moore was born March 23, 1927 to William Randolph and Edna Belle (Hammond) Moore at their home in Rathbun, Iowa. He passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018 at the Arbor Springs care facility in West Des Moines at the age of 91 years.
Bill attended the Brushy Country School , near his family’s farm. He had five brothers, Paul, Burnard, James, Donald, and Truman Moore and three sisters, Doris Ball, Evelyn Cronin and Grace McDonald. Bill was in the U.S. Army, serving in Korea from 1952 to 1953. He was in Korea when the war ended. On June 20, 1948, he was united in marriage to Maxine Mason. Maxine passed away in 1990. Bill later married, Dolores (Willson) Tierney in 1991.
Bill was a farmer and also worked for John Woodman Hardware. He held various offices with the REC, Rural Electric Co-Operative. Bill belonged to the American Legion for 64 years and was involved in many of the Legion's local events held in Russell, Iowa.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, William and Edna (Hammond) Moore; his first wife, Maxine (Mason) Moore. He is survived by his wife, Dolores (Tierney) Moore and many nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends. Memorials may be directed to the Russell American Legion.