Charles (Charlie) Moody went to live in paradise on January 7, 2021, having lived a long, full life of love, laughter and service. Charlie was born February 19, 1932 in Butte, MT to Florence and Hoke Moody and was their only child.
Charlie was raised in Vallejo, CA and remained there until he joined the U.S. Army. He was honorably discharged, achieving the rank of First Lieutenant. Charlie went on to graduate from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and later earned the designation of Professional Engineer. He married the love of his life, Jean, in 1955 and they settled in Las Vegas in 1962. Charlie worked at the Nevada Test Site and then retired from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1992.
Charlie was known for his unique laugh, sense of humor and love of life. He loved Jean and his family beyond measure and made countless treasured memories with them. He also loved his many friendships, family dogs, nature, taking road trips and serving others. Charlie was a member of the Masonic Lodge and was a Shriner. He was actively involved in all his children pursued and was their biggest fan.
Charlie is survived by his wife, Jean, his son, Bill (Barbara), his daughter, Saundra (Gary), 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren...all of whom were a vital part of his life through his last day. Services will be private.
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Published by Las Vegas Review-Journal on Jan. 13, 2021.