Charles P. Moore
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Lieutenant Charles P. Moore was born on January 18, 1936 in Pawnee, NE and deceased on June 22, 2014.
He and his family moved to California in 1946. He graduated from St. Agnes High School in Los Angeles in 1955. He married his high school sweetheart, Cleo M. Colvin, in 1956. He joined Gardena P.D. and graduated from the academy in 1966. He spent many years as a detective In the juvenile division working with troubled teens. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 1978.
He was active In the Kiwanis and Elks Club, and volunteered at his parish church assisting with their yearly community events.
He retired from Gardena in 1992. After retiring, he and Cleo moved to Mount Shasta in 1994, where they built their new home. They were active in St. Anthony's Church, volunteered for many community functions and Charlie hosted a weekly Poker game with his friends.
Charlie is survived by his 2 sisters; his daughter, Cynthia M. Moore (57); his son, Craig P. Moore (54); 2 grandchildren and 4 great grandhcidlren.
A Service will be held at the Elks Club in Gardena on August 2nd at 2:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Elks Club, at the Service, on Charlie's behalf. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on July 27, 2014