Virgil Roy Moon
June 14, 1940 – April 10, 2020
Virgil “Roy” Moon (79) passed away Friday evening, April 10, 2020 in East Wenatchee, Washington with his family by his side. Roy entered this world on Friday, June 14, 1940 in Fortuna, California to the home of James J. and Margaret Moon. A proud member of the Bear River Nation, following High School Roy joined the US Army, serving in Germany and receiving an honorable discharge in October 1964. On Friday, November 27, 1970 Virgil R. Moon’s life changed forever when he married Jeannie Redthunder in Tacoma, Washington. An electrician by trade, Roy retired from the USBR in Grand Coulee, Washington in 1995 as a Journeyman. A member of the VFW, Roy never stood still - whether working, traveling, playing at the casino or cheering on his favorite team - The San Diego Chargers Predeceased by his soul-mate and loving wife of 42 years: Jeannie Redthunder-Moon on July 25, 2013; both of his parents; sister: Geraldine “Dolly” Riveria; granddaughter: Diana Adolph; beloved in laws: Joe & Lucy Redthunder, Joanne Redthunder, Ken Redthunder, Morris Redthunder and Norman “Dee” Redthunder; Virgil will be greatly missed by his children: Ronald J. Moon, Roy J. Moon (Jessica), Aletha Heath (Ken) and Luanna Francis; grandchildren: Eren Moon, Ryan Moon, Lexi Moon, Cedar Moon, Joseph Moon, Levi Joseph, Anthony Adolph and Justin Francis; Great-Grandchildren: Destiny, Anquan and Talise Adolph and Majik Francis; brothers: Wayne & Arthur Moon; sister-in-law: Dorothy Redthunder; brothers-in-law: Keith “Soy” Redthunder, Wilferd “Sabe” Redthunder and Jackson Redthunder and numerous nephews and nieces. A private family dressing was held at Strate Funeral Home of Grand Coulee, Washington. At his request cremation has taken place with a private family burial in Spring Canyon Cemetery, Grand Coulee, Washington. Due to the current Covid-19 directives, no further services are scheduled at this time. Strate Funeral Home of Grand Coulee, Washington is assisting the family with services. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at http://www.stratefuneral.com for Virgil’s family.