OAK ISLAND — Jack was born in Raleigh NC on April 23, 1940. He graduated from Hamlet High School and received an Engineering degree from North Carolina State University. After graduating from NC State, he served as an officer in the United States Army stationed at Fort Benning in Macon, Georgia.
After serving in the military, Jack started his career at Worthington Corporation in Maryland. He then went on to work at Chatham Manufacturing in Elkin, North Carolina where he served as Chief Engineer and Vice President. While in Elkin, he served as the President of the Jaycees and Town Commissioner for 20 years. He then went on to work as President at Northern Chatham Bedding in NJ before he retired from the United States Postal Service in Columbia, SC.
In retirement, Jack and his beloved wife Dot moved to Oak Island where he volunteered for the Sea Biscuit Bird Sanctuary. He served as the Chair of the Oak Island ABC Board. He was a board member of Oak Island Board of Adjustments. Jack was a member of the Ocean View Methodist Church in Oak Island.
Jack is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dot Moore, son Charles Jack Moore III (Jill), daughter Connie Murphy (Doug) grandchildren Meagan McFarland (Chris), Emily Cooper (Ross), Joseph Brutto (Christine), Nick Brutto, Parker Murphy (Lauren), great-granddaughters Ava McFarland, Eisley McFarland, Charlotte Cooper and brother-in-law Benny Sharpe (Judy). He was preceded in death by his father Charles Moore, mother Catherine Moore, brother Bobby Moore, and sister Linda Sharpe.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Jack’s name to the Lower Cape Fear LifeCare, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401, or to Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter, 1638 East Beach Dr. Oak Island, NC 28465.
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