Charles Vernon Moore Sr., age 79, departed this life on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at University of Maryland Shore Medical Center in Easton, MD. Vernon, as he was known to his family and friends, was born May 26, 1941 in Bellevue, MD to the late Sarah E. Moore and Randolph I. Mackey.
Vernon was educated in the Talbot County Public School System where he graduated and later attended Bowie State University as a Mathematics major. Later, Vernon returned home and entered the workforce as a Waterman, a profession he would enjoy for over 60 years. In addition, Vernon had his own workboat, Kelley Laverne, affectionately named after his only daughter. Charles joined the late Earljeane Moore in Holy Matrimony; they were together for over 50 years.
In his later years, Vernon was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church of Bellevue, Maryland. On June 30, 2013 he gave his life to Christ and was baptized in the Tred Avon River with his late son Richard C. Fields Sr.
Charles and his wife, Earljeane, enjoyed playing Pinochle, Tonk, Fishing, and entertaining friends and family. Charles was a wealth of knowledge and a great storyteller who enjoyed passing familial and Eastern shore history down to his children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Vernon leaves to cherish his memory: his children, Clifton J. Fields, Charles V. Moore Jr. and Kelley L. Chambers (Reginald Chambers). His siblings: Kenneth Mackey, Aaron Mackey, Sandra Roberts, Dianne Mackey, Karen Adams, Mary Mackey, Angela Mackey, and Sheila Mackey. His grandchildren: Richard C. Fields Jr. (Millsboro, DE), Elijah K. Moore (Albuquerque, NM), Brayden L. Chambers (Germantown, MD), RahneeLeiigh Moore (Carlisle, PA), Charlesha Moore (Carlisle, PA), Maverick L. Chambers (Germantown, MD), and one great grandchild Hosanna Janet-Faith Fields (Crumpton, MD). Vernon also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, countless friends and extended family members and one special uncle, Clyde “Sonny Boy” Jenkins Sr.
Joining Charles in eternal life, is his wife Earljeane Moore, son Richard C. Fields Sr., brother, Nolan Wilson and sister, Joan Moore Holiday.
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