ST. MICHAELS — George Howard Moose, Jr. passed away at his home in Saint Michaels, Maryland unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at the age of 75. He was born in Newton, North Carolina to Frances Hall Moose and George Howard Moose. He is survived by his sister, Millicent Moose Crawford, of Newton, North Carolina.

George attended Newton-Conover High School in Newton, NC and was awarded a Morehead Scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, from which he graduated in 1966 with a BA in History. During the summers and prior to his enlistment in the United States Army, George worked in the office of The Honorable Samuel J. Ervin, Jr., United States Senator of North Carolina. George served in the Military Intelligence Branch of the U.S. Army in Vietnam as a First Lieutenant.

George’s love of sailing and the Chesapeake Bay started when he met Captain Stanley Larrimore in 1972. Captain Stanley and his wife, Loretta, took George under their sails and he spent many happy summers working with Stanley and Loretta aboard their skipjack, Lady Katy. George was able to combine his love of boating and a career by working for many years at Fawcett Boat Supplies in Annapolis, MD.

George was a lifetime member of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. He cherished the friendships he forged with the log canoe and sailing community in Saint Michaels as well as the lasting relationships with both classmates and childhood friends in North Carolina.

A celebration of his life will be held at a later date in Saint Michaels, Maryland.

Memorial donations may be made to either: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 or Grace Reformed United Church of Christ, 117 East J Street, Newton, NC 28658

For condolences and to sign the online guestbook, please visit www.fhnfuneral home.com.

To plant a tree in memory of George Moose as a living tribute, please visit Tribute Store.

APG Chesapeake

Sign A Guestbook

Offer a personal message of sympathy...

By sharing a fond memory or writing a kind tribute, you will be providing a comforting keepsake to those in mourning. If you have an existing account with this site, you may log in with that below. Otherwise, you can create an account by clicking on the Log in button below, and then register to create your account.

(0) entries

Sign the guestbook.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.