Carl was born on a farm in Harlingen, Texas to Coral and Lela Moore. He attended Harlingen High School and then graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in farm management. He was commissioned a Lieutenant with the Air Force and reported for duty at Lackland Air Base in July 1952. He was stationed in Moses Lake WA for a time and then at Eielson AFB in Fairbanks, AK
Carl married Nina Nixon on August 15, 1952 in the chapel at Lackland AFB. He is survived by his wife, Nina, children Charles (Linda), Wayne, Carl Douglas (Kathy) and Glen (Carmen), grandchildren; Caitlin La, Michael, Kyle, Gabriel and Garrett Moore, great grandchildren; Jordan and Caden La.
For hobbies, Carl enjoyed hunting elk and deer. He belonged to Crossroads Church, 2505 NE 102nd Ave., Portland, OR . where a Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 5 at 2:00pm