George A. "Bud" MOAK

February 4, 1925 - December 6, 2013 George A. "Bud" Moak, 88, passed away peacefully on December 6, 2013. He was born in Cadillac, Michigan and during WWII served in the U.S. Army Air Corps as 2nd Lt. Pilot-in-Command of a B-25 Mitchell. He married Margaret "Muggs" Leslie, also of Cadillac, in 1945. Bud graduated from the University of Michigan in 1950. The Moaks lived in Westchester for 59 years. George was a public relations exec at Lear Siegler, Inc., Santa Monica for over 30 years. He was predeceased by his wife of 65 years in 2011. Survived by four children George R. (Linda), Leslie (Charles) Hutchinson, Kathy (Michael) Catalano and Trish (Jeff) Janis, five grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter. A brave Wolverine to the end! Go Blue!

Published in the Los Angeles Times on Dec. 21, 2013